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Preservation: Find Web Resources
Introductory Web Resources
AIC Caring for your Treasures
Simple, useful preservation guides for a variety of objects and materials.
British Library Collection Care Guidance Booklets
Short publications on all aspects of library preservation.
Library of Congress Collections Care
Basic information on care, handling, and storage of collections from the Library of Congress.
The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
A self-guided introduction to preservation basics for paper and media collections from the Northeast Document Conservation Center.
ALCTS Preservation Webinars
The ALA creates continuing education webinars on a wide variety of library topics, including preservation.
Connecting to Collections Online
Collection care resources as well as recordings of previous webinars, courses, and discussions.
More Comprehensive Web Resources
AIC Conservation Wiki
Resources created by the various American Institute for Conservation Specialty Groups and Committees. Some are more current and complete than others.
Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)
The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) is a standard reference of over 250,000 terms for art, architecture, and conservation.
CAMEO: Conservation & Art Materials Encyclopedia Online
A database of technical information on the terms, materials, and techniques used in the fields of art conservation and historic preservation.
CCAHA Preservation Resources
Resources and technical bulletins on preventive, paper, book, and photograph preservation from the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts.
Practical advice about issues and questions related to the care, handling, and storage of cultural objects from the Canadian Conservation Institute.
Conservation Online (COOL)
A list of mostly pre-2009 web resources related to conservation and preservation.
Getty Conservation Institute Publications & Resources
A variety of publications and other resources for conservation professionals.
National Park Service Conserve-O-Grams
Short info sheets from the NPS on a wide variety of conservation and preservation subjects.
NEDCC Preservation Leaflets
Leaflets on library and archives preservation topics from the Northeast Document Conservation Center.
Preservation Self-Assessment Program
Overview, format identification, and bibliographies on paper documents, books, photographic materials, and audiovisual media from University of Illinois.
Six-volume publication about caring for a wide range of collection materials, developed by Artlab and Australian conservators for the Heritage Collections Council.
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