Resource Types Archives: Databases

FilmCare.org

FilmCare.org Source: Image Permanence Institute – online tool for Film Collections FilmCare.org is both a decision-making tool and a comprehensive learning resource for all types and formats of film.

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PREFORMA – PREservation FORMAts for culture information/e-archives: Future Memory Standards

PREFORMA – PREservation FORMAts for culture information/e-archives: Future Memory Standards Source: PREFORMA, PREservation FORMAts PREFORMA – PREservation FORMAts for culture information/e-archives – is a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) project co-funded by the European Commission, under its FP7-ICT Programme. Memory institutions are facing increasing transfers of electronic documents and other media content for long-term preservation. Preservation models […]

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Forging the Future

Forging the Future Forging the Future: New Tools for Variable Media Preservation is a consortium of museums and cultural heritage organizations dedicated to exploring, developing, and sharing new vocabularies and tools for cultural preservation. There are three practical and complementary tools that will be developed in this project: the Franklin Furnace Database (FFDB) is designed […]

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AIC Wiki

AIC Wiki Source: American Institute for Conservation of Art and Historic Works The AIC Wiki is sponsored by the American Institute for Conservation of Art and Historic Works with content created by the various AIC Specialty Groups, Networks and Committees. Primarily aimed at conservators, there is useful material here even for the general community.

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ARCS Resources

ARCS Resources Source: ARCS: Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists As a service of the ARCS we have compiled the following resources of relevance and interest to our membership and other industry professionals. Videos – A collection of videos showcasing helpful tips, hints, and ideas shared by some of the country’s top collections specialists. Databases […]

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POPART project – the Preservation of Pastic Artifacts in Museum Collections

POPART project – the Preservation of Pastic Artifacts in Museum Collections These pages gather a bulk of knowledge that is record of the latest conservation science and technology as applied to plastic works of art, gained during the POPART project – the Preservation Of Plastic ARTefacts in museum collections: a 42-month international research project part […]

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DAVID: Digital AV Media Damage Prevention and Repair

DAVID: Digital AV Media Damage Prevention and Repair Digital audiovisual content is everywhere: film, television and online media; personal content from cameras and phones; and content from environmental monitoring, corporate training, surveillance and call recording to name but a few. Preserving audiovisual content in these applications target content reuse, regulatory compliance, and archive monetisation – […]

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Connecting to Collections State Projects (IDEALS)

Connecting to Collections State Projects (IDEALS) Source: Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS) Connecting to Collections was an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) initiative (launched in 2007) to aid libraries and museums in their efforts to provide the best possible care for the collections. The initiative is grounded in […]

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Preservation Statistics

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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Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections [SPNHC] is an international society whose mission is to improve the preservation, conservation and management of natural history collections to ensure their continuing value to society.

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