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  • A new report from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Reinvestment Fund provides insights for libraries and museums to connect with their communities in newer and deeper ways. Produced as part of the Community Catalyst initiative, the 59-page report is a handbook for libraries and museums to position themselves as critical sites within […]

  • Audio Visual Conservation at the Nashville Public Library was founded in 2015 to conserve, preserve, and make accessible the moving image and sound collections under the care of the Nashville Public Library and to collect and care for audiovisual records vital to the history and culture of Davidson County and Middle Tennessee. The Metro Archives […]

  • LISTEN: Interested in bringing more traffic to your digital collections? Want to participate with other great presidential sites and libraries to reach more people? Come and hear about Connecting Presidential Collections, a website that provides users one place to search across presidential resources. In this general session from the 2014 Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference, […]

  • Library, museum, and historical society staff can develop meaningful constituent connections through the use of special collections and archives. Through increased access, user-centered design, and innovative interpretation and exhibitions, new approaches to special collections encourage collaboration and active engagement with visitors and broaden possibilities for institutions as cultural entrepreneurs. Presenters: Trina Nelson Thomas, Indiana Historical […]

  • The Northern States Conservation Center focuses on providing practical solutions to common collections care problems. This website provides a wealth of information to answer collections care queries. Topics range from general collections care, security, exhibiting, handling, storing, and cleaning objects. Useful information and guides can be downloaded for free, such as the Center’s monthly eNewsletters […]

  • Northeast Documentation Conservation Center (NDCC) exclusively treats and conserves items made of paper, such as manuscripts, books, works of art, and so forth. NDCC’s website contains useful information about the conservation process with links to its Preservation Leaflets that focus on practical and detailed conservation solutions and a database of free resources. Free resources include […]

  • The Midwest Conservation Center is a nonprofit conservation center dedicated to conserving and treating historic and art objects and providing education to professionals. Its website provides information on opportunities for further education, such as workshops with highly qualified staff instructors, and online resources related to conservation. Resources include Technical Leaflets, conservation supply resources, and a […]

  • The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts is a nonprofit conservation center that provides treatment to historic and art artifacts. CCAHA specializes in the treatment of works of art and artifacts on paper, such as drawings, prints, maps, posters, historic wallpaper, photographs, rare books, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, as well as related materials such as […]

  • Conservation Online (CoOL) is an online repository of conservation information and related topics. Users contribute content, providing a diverse overview of conservation issues and resources. CoOL users provide links to resources and external websites related to every aspect of collections conservation including disaster planning, restoration, and advice for the care of specific types of collections […]

  • At more than double the size of the first edition, this expanded second edition of the AIC Guide to Digital Photography and Conservation Documentation includes major additions to the text and is fully illustrated with over 120 color figures. Complete updates to the text have been added throughout, including recommendations on the use of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom […]