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Preservation Publications and Resources

Society of American Archivists Preservation Section
Provides information on electronic records and digital preservation, care of books and paper, audio-visual materials, exhibits, conservation and finding a conservator, professional preservation groups and departments, bibliographies, finding grants, workshops and training, and career opportunities.

Library of Congress
Preservation Department (with “Frequently Asked Questions” and “Caring for Your Collections” other useful information for the public)

The National Archives – For Family Historians and Genealogists
Caring for family papers, photographs, films.  Considering your own digitization project and more.

Conservation OnLine (COOL)
Extensive site with resources for Conservation Professionals as well as the general public.  Source for suppliers.

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Provides preservation information to museums, libraries, archives, historical organizations, and other cultural institutions.

American Institute for Conservation & Foundation for Conservation
Educational resources on conservation and preservation topics for professionals and the general public –

National Park Service ConserveOGrams
Short, focused leaflets about caring for museum objects, published in loose-leaf format.

Archival Consultants
Database managed by the Society of American Archivists. Search by name, expertise, or state/province:

Conservation Consultants
Database managed by the American Institute for Conservation & Foundation for Conservation. Search by location and specialty or name:

Local Archival Consultants
List of locally available archival consults, their certifications, areas of expertise, and contact information. This document is provided in .PDF and .XLSX formats, respectively

SRMA - Local Consultants (.pdf)
SRMA - Local Consultants (.xlsx)

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Audio-Visual and Digital


Disaster Recovery

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