PREVENTIVE CARE COURSE MATERIAL

Preservation: Identifying Problems and Solutions Facing Paper-Based Collections

(Updated 2/25/00)   (Español)

A. PROBLEMS

  1. Use
  2. Value
  3. Risk
  4. Substrates
  5. Media
  6. Formats
  7. External Factors of Deterioration

B. SOLUTIONS

  1. Preservation management: planning and administration
  2. Preservation duplication/reformatting
  3. Environmental control
  4. Collections maintenance
  5. Conservation treatment
  6. Preservation research
  7. Preservation training

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