Preventive Measures for Objects on Display – Supports and Mounts Source: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University This is a presentation that focuses specifically on the physical aspects of internal and external support for three-dimensional objects.
Risks to Collections Archives: Handling & Transport
Jane Thompson-Webb – head of conservation at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery video series Expert Series: Emergency Planning Expert Series: Object Cleaning Expert Series: Packing And Safe Movement Expert Series: Pest Removal by Freezing
Your Museum Coach: Handling an artifact Watch this video by the British Columbia Museums Association to discover preferred ways to handle a museum artifact.
Winterthur Museum in-house training video series (2013) Winterthur Museum, Care in Handling General Session, Introduction Winterthur Museum, Care in Handling, Chapter 1, Objects Winterthur Museum, Care in Handling, Chapter 2, Textiles Winterthur Museum, Care in Handling, Chapter 3, Paper Winterthur Museum, Care in Handling, Chapter 4, Books Winterthur Museum, Care in Handling, Chapter 5, Paintings […]
Moving the Museum Source: The Science Museum of Minnesota’s Guide to Moving Collections includes methods developed during a major collections move in 1999, dos and don’ts, and lessons learned.
The Sustainable Heritage Network Source: The Sustainable Heritage Network (SHN) is an answer to the pressing need for comprehensive workshops, online tutorials, and web resources dedicated to the lifecycle of digital stewardship. The SHN is a collaborative project that complements the work of indigenous peoples globally to preserve, share, and manage cultural heritage and knowledge.
PACCIN – Preparation, Art Handling, Collections Care Information Network Source: Allied Organizations – Art Handling, Mounts and Mountmaking
CD Formats and Their Longevity – FAQ Source: Canadian Conservation Institute The following answers questions about the CD as a long-term storage option, the life expectancy of a CD, the best formats to use, how to store and clean CDs correctly, and how to determine the cause when your CD will not play properly.
Storage Methods and Handling Practices Source: Northeast Document Conservation Center Storage and handling methods for paper, books, and archival materials.
Packing and Shipping Paper Artifacts Source: Northeast Document Conservation Center NEDCC) Guide for preparing paper artifacts for shipment.