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.
https://www2.archivists.org/groups/preservation-section

Library of Congress
Preservation Department (with “Frequently Asked Questions” and “Caring for Your Collections” other useful information for the public)
http://www.loc.gov/preservation/index.html

The National Archives – For Family Historians and Genealogists
https://www.archives.gov/preservation
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.
http://cool.conservation-us.org/

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Provides preservation information to museums, libraries, archives, historical organizations, and other cultural institutions.
https://www.nedcc.org

American Institute for Conservation & Foundation for Conservation
Educational resources on conservation and preservation topics for professionals and the general public – https://learning.culturalheritage.org/

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: https://www2.archivists.org/consultants

Conservation Consultants
Database managed by the American Institute for Conservation & Foundation for Conservation. Search by location and specialty or name: https://www.culturalheritage.org/about-conservation/find-a-conservator

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)

General General

Paper

Books

Audio-Visual and Digital

Photographs

Disaster Recovery

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