Collection Materials Archives: Archives

Emergency Preparedness Initiative

Source: Intergovernmental Preparedness for Essential Records (IPER) Project The Essential Records and Records Emergency Planning and Response Online Courses are part of the training curriculum for the Intergovernmental Preparedness for Essential Records (IPER) Project, created by the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The purpose of the […]

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Storage Furniture

Storage Furniture Source: The British Library National Preservation Office Most library and archive collections will spend a much greater proportion of time in storage than in any form or use (such as reading rooms or exhibitions), so it is important that storage strategies are prominent in the overall preservation strategy.

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Managing the Library and Archive Environment

Managing the Library and Archive Environment Source: The British Library National Preservation Office Knowing the environmental conditions in a library or archive is essential for planning the best strategy for the preservation of collections and for targeting your resources effectively.

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Managing the Digitisation of Library, Archive and Museum Materials

Managing the Digitisation of Library, Archive and Museum Materials Source: The British Library National Preservation Office This leaflet from the National Preservation Office aims to introduce the library, archive and museum professional to the management of the digitisation process, of digitisation projects and of digital image archives.

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Preservation Education and Awareness for Library Users

Preservation Education and Awareness for Library Users Source: University of California, San Diego This page is to help all levels of library staff, in all types of libraries, initiate the programs and training in preservation that will help educate staff and users in sound preservation practices.

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Caring for Your Treasures

Caring for Your Treasures Source: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Proper care and maintenance of your family heirlooms and works of art will ensure that they are available for future generations to enjoy. To help you better care for your personal heritage, we have developed these guides for caring for you treasures.

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Care of Family Papers and the Home Library

Care of Family Papers and the Home Library Source: Cornell University Library Most of us have papers, documents, photographs and books inherited from parents and grandparents or gathered as mementos of our own lives: our parents’ wedding picture, a great-grandfather’s immigration certificate, even the volume of verse we bought at college and still like to […]

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