NEDCC offers different types of assessments to evaluate collections. Assessment reports can be used to support fundraising efforts and grant applications. Traditionally, assessments include an on-site visit; however, we now offer remote options and other alternatives to meet the goals of each project.
Visit “Working with Preservation Assessments” and “Working with Collection Assessments” for 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.
NEDCC Conservators and Preservation Specialists provide consultation services on many conservation and preservation issues. Some of the most popular include:
Please call the Center to discuss a customized consultation.
In addition, NEDCC's Outreach Conservator provides informal consultations free of charge. These visits are two hours or less and can be conducted in person (when possible) or via video conference.
An Outreach Consultation is right for you if you:
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.
How can an assessment benefit your collection?
Ann Marie Willer
Director of Preservation Services
(978) 470-1010 ext. 223
Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation
(978) 470-1010 ext. 228
Director of Book Conservation
(978) 470-1010 ext. 234
Director of Audio Preservation Services
(978) 470-1010 ext. 237
(978) 470-1010 ext. 249