Care of Plastics: Malignant Plastics, R. Scott Williams Source: WAAC Newsletter, January 2002 Volume 24 Number 1 This article is an attempt to give readers a place to start when confronted with the problems particular to plastics. Only a few aspects of the care of plastics can be presented in a newsletter format. However, I […]
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Exploring Online Collaborations Source: North Carolina Connecting to Collections North Carolina’s Department of Cultural Resources Education & Outreach Branch, which includes our C2C team, hosted a meeting for history field service agents across the country. Members of the Field Services Alliance, an affinity group of AASLH (American Association of State and Local History), do what […]
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Connecting to Collections: Analysis of IMLS C2C Statewide Planning Grants 2008-2010 Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services From 2007 to 2012, the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) conducted the Connecting to Collections Initiative, an effort “to raise public awareness of the importance of caring for our treasures, and to underscore the […]
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Risk Assessment Applied to Preventive Conservation. Robert R. Waller Source: SPNHC 1995 A risk management approach can provide a decision-making method for preventive conservation of a museum collection or group of collections. Risk is the chance of an undesirable change occurring. Risk assessment is the analysis of the magnitude of each and all risks affecting some […]
Do You Count? The FY2014 Preservation Statistics Report Source: Association for Library Collections & Technical Services 2014 report The Preservation Statistics Survey is an effort coordinated by the Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS) of the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). Any cultural heritage institution in the […]
About the Initiative: Heritage Health Index The Heritage Health Index is the first comprehensive survey ever conducted of the condition and preservation needs of all U.S. collections held in the public trust. The project was conceived and implemented by Heritage Preservation, a national nonprofit organization, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, […]
Preservation Statistics Source: Association for Library Collections and Technical Services The Preservation Statistics Survey is a project to document and analyze the preservation activities of cultural heritage institutions in the United States.
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