Resources: Collection Preservation

Collection Preservation  

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
The mission of IMLS is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Join discussions and register for online courses.

IPI's NEH-funded webinar series.   Includes free-of-charge webinars on the following topics:

  • Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage Environments—Series II
  • ​The Evolution of New Standards - Defining an Optimal & Sustainable Preservation Environment in the 21st Century
  • Dealing with Winter Dryness 
  • Understanding the Role of Temperature, Relative Humidity and Dew Point in Creating a Sustainable Preservation Environment  
  • The Fundamentals of HVAC - What Shapes the Storage Environment  
  • Best Practices for Collecting and Analyzing Environmental Data  
  • Dealing with Summer Heat & Humidity 
  • Investigate your HVAC System & Identify Potential Energy Savings 
  • Practical Approaches to Environmental Control for Small Institutions  
  • Other Sustainable Preservation webinars  

​​​Fundamentals of Preservation.  Sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).  Four-week online courses introduce participants to the principles, policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives.  

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