PRESERVATION INFORMATION ON THE WEB AND LINKS TO SERVICE PROVIDERS
Preservation Information Sites | Companies that Provide Preservation Services to the UD Library | Sources of Conservation Supplies | Local and Regional Appraisers, Bookbinders, Conservators
Preservation Information Sites
CoOL (Conservation Online) "CoOL, a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, 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."
Northeast Document Conservation Center's (NEDCC) Online Course, Preservation 101 An Internet course on paper preservation. Lessons include: What is Paper Preservation? / Introducing Archives / Environmental Damage to Collections / Solutions to Collections Care / Housekeeping / Emergency Preparedness / Care of Photographs / Preservation Planning. NEDCC is a non-profit regional conservation center in Andover, Massachusetts.
Companies that Provide Preservation Services to the UD Library
The HF Group is the commercial bindery that the University of Delaware Library uses for binding and rebinding of non-rare materials (e.g., new periodicals and paperbacks, circulating books). They provide binding services to individuals as well. This is a link to their service for individuals: http://www.thehfgroup.com/tod.htm. For digitization, conservation, or restoration of rare or special materials, see Selected Local and Regional Book Conservation Resources.
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is a non-profit regional conservation laboratory in Philadelphia. They provide conservation treatment services for paper-based materials including drawings, prints, maps, posters, historic wallpaper, architectural drawings, musical scores, photographs, rare books, scrapbooks, manuscripts, and related materials such as parchment and papyrus. They also present educational programs, conduct preservation and conservation surveys, and provide disaster assistance to local cultural institutions.
Etherington Conservation Center (ECC) is a conservation laboratory specializing in the preservation and conservation of books, documents, vellum and parchment objects, photographs and works of art on paper. ECC is located in North Carolina.
Preservation Technologies, L.P. (PTLP)
Custom-Fitted Phase Boxes
Sources of Conservation Supplies
CoOL's Links to Preservation and Conservation Suppliers and Service Providers
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