Conserve-O-Gram 8/1 Removing Dust from Ceramic and Glass Objects Source: National Park Service (NPS) This Conserve 0 Gram discusses the types of cleaning that should be avoided, cleaning that can be safely performed on-site by curatorial staff, and the various procedures to follow.
Conserve-O-Gram 8/3 Preservation of Low-Fired Ceramic Objects Source: National Park Service (NPS) To better protect low-fired ceramic objects, museum staff should understand the materials and techniques used to create them. Some of the damage that can occur to low-fired ceramics is a result of their construction. Prevent major accidents by following established guidelines for proper […]
Zoo, Circus and Marine Animals Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture Housing environments for the species or strains of animals maintained should take into account their physical and behavioral needs in order to provide for their health and well-being. Many of the resources are concerned with lab animals, as well as animals in agricultural settings.
Zootrition (Dietary Management Software for Zoo and Wildlife Professionals) Source: Saint Louis Zoo Zootrition is a comprehensive database that provides zoo and wildlife managers with a powerful tool to compare nutritional content of specific food items and calculate overall nutritional composition of diets. Potential nutritional deficiencies and toxicities can be identified and additional information specific […]
The Care and Preservation of Historical Iron Source: The Henry Ford Historical iron can be maintained for years of use and enjoyment provided that some basic care and attention is given to its preservation.
The Care and Preservation of Historical Silver Source: The Henry Ford Historical silver can be maintained for years of use and enjoyment provided that some basic care and attention is given to their preservation.
Saving Your Treasures: Firearms Source: Nebraska NET Saving Your Treasure series
Saving Your Treasures: Metals Source: Nebraska NET Saving Your Treasure series
Conservation by Design: A framework for mission success Source: The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy uses a collaborative, science-based conservation approach and a common set of analytical methods to identify the biodiversity that needs to be conserved, to decide where and how to conserve it and to measure our effectiveness. Together this conservation approach and […]
International Code of Botanical Nomenclature Source: International Association for Plant Taxonomy