Collins Library Hosts Preservation Basics Workshop, April 23, 2013, 4 p.m.

preservationIn support of the American Library Association’s Preservation Week, April 21-27, 2013, the Collins Memorial Library will host a Preservation Basics Workshop this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in the McCormick room.  Our speakers, Jean Fisher (Tacoma Public Library), Katie Henningsen and Ben Tucker (Puget Sound), have compiled a list of resources for those attending the Workshop.

Papers & Photographs

ALA’s Association for Library Collections and Technical Services: Preserving Your Memories

Northeast Document Conservation Center: Resources for Private and Family Collections

National Archives and Records Administration: Caring for Your Family Archives

Library of Congress: Family Treasures

Library of Congress: Care, Handling and Storage of Works on Paper

Library of Congress: Preservation, Frequently Asked Questions: Works on Paper

Northeast Document Conservation Center: Types of Photographs

PetaPixel: A Brief History of the Chemical Processes Used in Photography

Library of Congress: Care, Handling, and Storage of Photographs


National Film Preservation Foundation: The film preservation guide: The basics for archives, libraries, and museums

Washington State film preservation manual: Low-cost & no-cost suggestions to care for your film : prepared for Washington State libraries, museums, historical societies and other institutions with film in their collections

Film Forever: The Home Film Preservation Guide

University of Puget Sound Film Archive


British Library: Preservation Advisory Centre Damaged Books

Library of Congress: Care, Handling, and Storage of Books

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section: Your Old Books

Archival products suppliers

Hollinger-Metal Edge

Gaylord Archival Supplies

University Products

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