Library Preservation and Conservation Tutorial Source: Cornell University Library The preservation program should be based on the collection needs of a specific library or cultural institution. There are many preservation principles that can be applied to all types of cultural institutions and the emphasis and the direction for the program will be determined by the […]
Risks to Collections Archives: Mold
Four webinar course, originally recorded October 10 – October 31, 2019.
NPS Museum Handbook Part 1, Chapter 5: Biological Infestations Source: National Park Service This chapter contains information on: how to respond to infestations how to set up an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan for museum collections that is an ecosystem approach to the control of museum pests, and how to evaluate its effectiveness how to […]
Mold and Cultural Collections Source: Center for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) Infographic on Mold
Disaster Preparedness Workbook for U.S. Navy Libraries and Archives (1998) The Disaster Preparedness Workbook For Navy Libraries and Archives was written to cover all types of disasters and to help Navy Libraries and Archives safeguard their informational resources as we are all self insured. Loss of these resources would seriously impact on our mission. Includes all […]
Mold Source: Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) (Heritage Preservation) Video on salvage with mold after a disaster.
Emergency Salvage of Moldy Books and Paper Source: New England Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Most librarians and archivists have seen the effects of mold on paper materials, but many have never experienced an active mold outbreak. This leaflet provides some basic information about mold and outlines the steps that need to be taken to stop […]
Preservation at Home Source: The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia How to care for your audio, film, video and photographs, and protect them from water and fire damage.
How to Videos [for Flood Recovery] Source: Archives Society of Alberta The Lead Team has created six video resources for the Flood Advisory Programme’s webpage. These videos are intended to be concise resources which demonstrate basic salvage techniques to help archivists during an emergency. Includes handling wet paper, packing wet records, drying wet records, removing […]
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 […]