Course:3: Processing
Lesson:Lesson 3: Preservation
Topic:Additional Resources

Additional Resources

American Institute of Conservation, Caring For Your Videotapes.

Preservation of Library & Archival Materials: A Manual. Revised and expanded. Edited by Sherelyn Ogden. Andover, MA: Northeast Document Conservation Center, 1994.

This series of 46 technical leaflets provides “basic, practical information needed to enable non-conservator staff of libraries and archives to implement sound collections programs.”

American Institute of Conservation, Caring For Your Photographs

Martin, Elizabeth. Collecting and Preserving Old Photographs. London: William Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., 1988.

Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn. Preserving Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1993.

An excellent overview of preservation issues, ranging from the causes of deterioration of archives and library materials to the means of preventing and retarding deterioration. Includes detailed information on how to process and store specific types of materials.

Conservation Online

NEDCC Technical Leaflets


Use the resources to the left to learn more about preservation.

AIC logo

AIC (The American Institute for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works) offers information on many kinds of conservation.

CoOL logo 

CoOL (Conservation Online) is a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries and offers resources for conservation professionals.