A Guide to the Laws and Treaties of the United States for Protecting Migratory Birds Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Agency Guide to Bird and Feather Laws
Collection Materials Archives: Organic Materials
What Can I Do With My Ivory? Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service International Affairs
The Sustainable Heritage Network Source: The Sustainable Heritage Network (SHN) is an answer to the pressing need for comprehensive workshops, online tutorials, and web resources dedicated to the lifecycle of digital stewardship. The SHN is a collaborative project that complements the work of indigenous peoples globally to preserve, share, and manage cultural heritage and knowledge.
Tips for Collections Care Source: Winterthur Museum, Gardens, and Library Did you ever wonder how to care for your silver, if you should wax your furniture, where you can get acid-free paper and mat board or what is the best way to dust? Winterthur’s Conservation staff has summarized key information here and placed links to […]
Conserve-O-Gram 21/6 Salvage At A Glance, Part III: Object Collections (NPS) Source: National Park Service Museum object collections typically contain both organic and inorganic materials. The type of material will determine treatment priority during water emergencies.
Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Archival Collections: A Second Glance Source: Canadian Council of Archives Salvage is only a small part of the overall disaster planning process: prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Salvage Procedures Source: National Arcives and Records Administration (NARA) Links to guidelines for the care of some of the more common materials to be affected by a natural disaster or other emergency occurance.
Collection ID Guide Source: Preservation Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) Guide to identification of collection materials
Saving Your Treasures: Other Organic and Inorganic Materials Source: Nebraska NET Saving Your Treasure series Plant Materials and Plastics, Animal materials, and Stone
Care of Objects Made from Rubber and Plastic (CCI Notes 15/1) Source: Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Natural and synthetic rubber, and plastic deteriorate continuously. It is, therefore, important for custodians of collections to be aware that by properly controlling the agents of deterioration, the lifetime of these materials can be extended.