Sources of Preservation Information
Library of Congress
The Preservation Directorate has a strong outreach program and provides information about preservation to the Congress, government agencies, other libraries, both national and international, and to the general public. The Preservation Directorate answers questions about preservation through the Library of Congress Ask A Librarian service.
Alliance for Preservation (RAP)
The Regional Alliance for Preservation (RAP) provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States . RAP member organizations are located throughout the United States and have pooled their resources to provide a comprehensive network of services to assist museums, libraries, and archives with their conservation and preservation needs.
on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
Through publications, projects, and programs, CLIR works to maintain and improve access to information for generations to come. In partnership with other institutions, CLIR helps create services that expand the concept of "library" and supports the providers and preservers of information. Many CLIR publications focus on preservation issues.
Conservation Institute (CCI)
CCI promotes the proper care and preservation of Canada 's cultural heritage and advances the practice, science, and technology of conservation. CCI Publications include newsletters, leaflets, and technical bulletins. CCI also maintains the Conservation Information Database .
CoOL, a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
Last Updated: 02/07/2013