Managing Your Collection Source: Public Record Office Victoria (Australia) Many community based organisation across Victoria [Australia] care for and provide access to records that provide insight into the history of our state, its people and the events that have shaped it. The groups that are collecting this material are often small volunteer run organisations with […]
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Collections Care Source: Library of Congress Resources related to caring for collections.
Preservation Basics: Preservation of Scrapbooks and Albums Source: Library of Congress Scrapbooks and albums provide a unique record of individuals, families, organizations, and associations and are, therefore, found in many museums, archives, and libraries. Originally printed as: Preservation Basics, A National Cooperative Information Project, Leaflet Number 1, November 1991
An Emergency Response Framework for the Cultural Community The COSTEP Framework is a planning tool designed to bring together cultural institutions with emergency management agencies and first responders. It provides a blueprint for preparing for area-wide disasters and building alliances with federal, state, and local emergency management agencies.
The MediaPreserve The MediaPreserve has been in the audiovisual preservation business since 2007. They have digitized for hundreds of institutions, universities, and museums transferring an array of formats including 1” Type C, 2” Quad, video cassettes, digital videos, film, and many more. Their website includes many resources including guides, calculators, glossaries, directory of funders, etc.
NFPF grants Source: National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) The National Film Preservation Foundation invites applications for the spring round of its Basic Preservation Grants. These grants are awarded to nonprofit and public institutions for laboratory work to preserve culturally and historically significant film materials.
Conservation Book Repair: A training manual by Artemis BonaDea Training for book repair is not a trivial enterprise. This manual is not a substitute for formal training, but as an adjunct and reinforcement of such training. Library staff may want to seek professional conservation assistance for repair to items of historical significance.
Mold: Prevention Of Growth In Museum Collections Source: Narional Park Service (NPS)
Introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for “Urban” Landscapes Source: IPM Associates, Inc.
Collection Preservation in Library Building Design Source: California Preservation Program