Preservation Resources for Town and Municipal Clerks
Tasked with preserving your city or town’s historical records? NEDCC can help!
The Northeast Document Conservation Center is a nonprofit organization, providing many free resources to help you learn how to preserve historical and contemporary municipal records. The Center also provides professional conservation treatment, digitization, assessments and consultations, and 24/7 Disaster Advice.
NOW REVISED and EXPANDED
PRESERVATION 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections, the FREE online textbook
Preservation 101 is a basic introduction to the concepts and standards used to build an effective preservation program, and includes discussion of preservation policies, building and environment, care and handling of collection materials, reformatting, emergency preparedness, and conservation practices.
PRESERVATION 101 is free and available to all:
FREE WEBINAR RECORDING: CONSERVATION DEMYSTIFIED
Conservation? Preservation? Treatment? Restoration?
Need help understanding how it all works?
This webinar will introduce the language and standards of conservation, review sources for finding a conservator, and offer guidelines for preservation of your valued records.
Discussion includes what to expect when working with a conservator, questions you should ask, what to look for in a treatment proposal, and how to consider your overall goals for the project and discuss them with a conservator.
The CONSERVATION DEMYSTIFIED Webinar is free and available to all:
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