Resource Types Archives: Glossaries

Mold

Mold Source: Environmental protections Agency (EPA) If mold is a problem in your home, you must clean up the mold and eliminate sources of moisture. This website provides guidance about mold and moisture for homes, schools, multifamily and commercial buildings.

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The MediaPreserve

The MediaPreserve The MediaPreserve has been in the audiovisual preservation business since 2007. They have digitized for hundreds of institutions, universities, and museums transferring an array of formats including 1” Type C, 2” Quad, video cassettes, digital videos, film, and many more. Their website includes  many resources including guides, calculators, glossaries, directory of funders, etc.

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The Brava Broadcast Archive Programme Impairments Dictionary

The Brava Broadcast Archive Programme Impairments Dictionary The BRAVA project aims at developing further the results of the AURORA project, to ensure the widest possible access to valuable TV broadcast archive material by significantly enhancing the efficiency of the video and film programme restoration process and preparing the restored material for dissemination via multi-resolution digital […]

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Care of Plastics: Malignant Plastics, R. Scott Williams

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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Care of Plastics

Care of Plastics Source: Museum of Design in Plastics Plastics differ from each other in their care needs. The exact recipe of each plastic, including its range of additives, influences how it will age. Even the pigment used to colour an otherwise identical object can cause objects to age differently. That said, most plastics are […]

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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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AIC Lexicon Terms

AIC Lexicon Terms Source: American Instotite for Conservation (AIC) The focus of the Lexicon are terms used in the course of examining works of art and artifacts and terms used to describe conservation processes.

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