Recorded: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Resource Types Archives: Charts & Posters
Mold and Cultural Collections Source: Center for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) Infographic on Mold
Collections Housekeeping Guide Source: CCAHA (Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts), Philadelphia A well-designed housekeeping plan serves more than one function. It not only keeps collections clean and dust-free, but also allows staff time to regularly monitor the state of the collection. Housekeeping is a low-budget way to ensure that a collection is well-cared […]
Process ID Chart: Photomechanical Prints Source: Gawain Weaver Art Conservation A chart of magnified photomechanical images to aid in process identification.
IPI’s Methodology for Implementing Sustainable Energy-Saving Strategies for Collections Environments Source IPI – Image Permanence Institute While greater efforts have been made to teach the theory and potential of sustainable preservation prior to this publication, there were no resources specific to cultural institutions that professionals could turn to for step-by-step guidance in achieving an […]
Fire Risk Assessment for Collections in Museums (Jean Tétreault). Journal of the Canadian Association for Conservation (J. CAC), Volume 33 © Canadian Association for Conservation, 2008. Loss of collections in museums can be significant during a fire. It is important that museums put control measures in place to prevent a fire, to detect a fire, […]
The Emergency Management Cycle Source: Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) Infographic showing Emergency Management Cycle
Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Archival Collections: A Second Glance Source: Canadian Council of Archives (2003), author: Betty Walsh Salvage is only a small part of the overall disaster planning process: prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery. Most importantly, management should support planning; duties should be delegated ahead of time and staff should be trained. Includes […]
Videotape Preservation Fact Sheets Source: The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Eighteen Fact Sheets concerning the care and preservation of video tapes.
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 […]