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Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center

This curriculum is a teaching aid for an Introduction to Preservation course at Library and Information Science schools. It encompasses issues for libraries, archives, museums, and collections-holding institutions of all kinds. Educators are encouraged to modify, rearrange, and enrich the lesson plans in any way they see fit. Please read the section titled Before You Begin to gain a better understanding of the way the curriculum works.

This curriculum was first offered online in 2008. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to let us know what you think about the Preservation Education Curriculum. Your comments will assist us in evaluating its usefulness as it now stands and enable us to make improvements. After you’ve examined the curriculum, please take a moment to complete a brief online survey. If you have technical question, please email [email protected]. Thank you!

IMLS Development of this curriculum was funded by
the Institute of Museum and Library Services.