Risks to Collections Archives: Light, Infrared & Ultraviolet

Introduction to LED Lighting

Have you been considering using LED (light emitting diode) bulbs for your exhibits? This rapidly-developing class of environmentally friendly lighting fixtures has generated quite a buzz. The staff at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, has been researching and using LED bulbs in some of its galleries for about eight years. Recorded:  Thursday, March 29, […]

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Choosing the Datalogger That Is Right for You

Temperature and humidity have a powerful impact on the condition of the collections in your care.  Being aware of the environment in the areas that house your collections is essential to ensuring their long-term health.  Dataloggers are battery powered devices equipped with sensors and a microprocessor to monitor and record data such as temperature, relative […]

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Flag Rolling and Storage

Anne Ennes, Textile Conservator, Museum Conservation Services at the National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about flag rolling and storage.

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