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Assessments and Consultations

Assessments

NEDCC offers different types of assessments to evaluate collections. Assessment reports can be used to support fundraising efforts and grant applications.

Visit “Working with Preservation Assessmentsand Working with Collection Assessmentsfor a  description of the assessment timeline and instructions on how to request a proposal. Or Download the Assessment Fact Sheet, a printable version of the information to present to administration or your planning team.

Consultations

NEDCC Conservators and Preservation Specialists provide consultation services on many conservation and preservation issues. Some of the most popular include:

  • new building or renovation projects
  • disaster planning
  • environmental management
  • collection storage and housing
  • exhibit practices
  • digital collections policy development, etc.

Please call the Center to discuss a customized consultation.

Sources of Funding

Funding for collection and preservation assessments is available from a variety of state and federal funding agencies. Visit NEDCC's Funding Sources for more information and deadlines.

Questions?

For Information about Preservation Assessments: 

See:  Preservation Assessments

Contact:
Ann Marie Willer
Director of Preservation Services
(978) 470-1010 ext. 223

For Information about Collection-level or Item-level Assessments:

See:  Collection Assessments

Contact:
Michael Lee,
Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation
(978) 470-1010 ext. 228

Bexx Caswell-Olson,
Director of Book Conservation
(978) 470-1010 ext. 234

Bryce Roe,
Director of Audio Preservation Services
(978) 470-1010 ext. 237