Resource Types Archives: Books, Journals, Reports, & Theses

Contaminated Collections: Preservation, Access and Use

Contaminated Collections:Preservation, Access and Use, Preservation of Native American and Historical Natural History Collections Contaminated with Pesticide Residues Source: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC), Shepherdstown, West Virginia, April 6-9, 2001 On 6–9 April 2001, Native Americans and preservation professionals, […]

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Don’t Panic: Emergency Response & Salvage Workshop

Don’t Panic: Emergency Response & Salvage Workshop Source: Museum SOS – American Museum of Natural History In May 2004, a conference entitled Museum SOS: Strategies for Emergency Response and Salvage was held at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City as part of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for […]

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Videotape Preservation Handbook by Jim Wheeler

Videotape Preservation Handbook by Jim Wheeler Source: The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) This handbook is intended to answer the questions of archivists, librarians, and others who have a collection of videotapes they wish to keep for many years. The guidelines offered touch briefly on each appropriate topic, but do not cover any topic […]

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Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Conservation Committe e 2014 Food in Institutions Survey Results

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Conservation Committe e 2014 Food in Institutions Survey Results Source: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Museums, people and food are closely tied together. From staff members’ brown bag lunches, to the cafeteria or a catered donor event, food service is a necessity […]

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The Impact of Special Events on Historic House Museums

The Impact of Special Events on Historic House Museums Source: University of Pennsylvania Master’s Thesis by Lindsay Skads Hannah, 2001 In this thesis, the impact of special events on historic house museums will be examined, in terms of what types of influences these events exert upon the historic house museum, as well as what museums […]

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Media Preservation Inititative

Media Preservation Inititative Source: Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University’s comprehensive work to preserve historical and cultural time-based media for the research, education, and enrichment of future generations

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Practical Technology for Archives

Practical Technology for Archives Practical Technology for Archives is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on pragmatic, practical applications of archival technical processes. Each issue includes how-to articles, shorter tips and techniques, brief demonstration videos, and, where appropriate, coding snippets and examples. The broad range of topics addressed relate to traditional and emerging applications of […]

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