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CCI Tutorial Videos: re-ORG West

CCI Tutorial Videos: re-ORG West Source: Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Twelve videos in English and French demonstrating storage solutions and support from Canadian re-ORG workshops in Western Canada 2018 and 2019.

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Risk Evaluation and Planning Program

Risk Evaluation and Planning Program The Risk Evaluation and Planning Program (REPP) was originally developed by Heritage Preservation with support from an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant. It is now part of the resources for emergency preparedness and response available through FAIC. The purpose of the project was to demonstrate whether […]

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Caring for collections

Caring for collections Source: State Library of Queensland (Australia) This is a series of short videos designed to provide support to those caring for family collections – “With the assistance of these short videos, be a custodian of our history and learn how to preserve your collection for future generations to enjoy.” The following topics […]

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Library Preservation and Conservation Tutorial

Library Preservation and Conservation Tutorial Source: Cornell University Library The preservation program should be based on the collection needs of a specific library or cultural institution. There are many preservation principles that can be applied to all types of cultural institutions and the emphasis and the direction for the program will be determined by the […]

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Controlling Insect Pests with Low Temperature – Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes 3/3

Controlling Insect Pests with Low Temperature Source: Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes 3/3 Low temperature control is currently used along with other pest management techniques to kill insects within collections. Many insects adapt in order to survive cold temperatures, yet low temperatures have been used to successfully control insect populations in the fur and food […]

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Products Used in Preventive Conservation – Technical Bulletin 32

Products Used in Preventive Conservation – Technical Bulletin 32 Source: CCI Technical Bulletin 32, Jean Tétreault This Technical Bulletin provides a critical review of products typically used for the display, storage and transportation of objects by explaining how certain products can affect objects and their preservation, and it proposes guidelines for minimizing damaging effects. Products […]

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Hazards in Collections eTool

Hazards in Collections eTool Source: Museum of London This eTool is a source of general information for people that work with museum, gallery, archive, library and heritage collections in the UK. The tool will help you learn about commonly encountered health hazards found in some museum collections. Note: Legal references in this tool are to […]

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