Helpful Links

The following resources are available in English only.

Resources for Paper Preservation

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) has many resources available, some of which are listed below.  For a list of all their resources, see: http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/overview

NEDCC 7.2 Surface Cleaning of Paper http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/7.-conservation-procedures/7.2-surface-cleaning-of-paper

NEDCC 7.3 Repairing Paper Artifacts http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/7.-conservation-procedures/7.3-repairing-paper-artifacts

NEDCC 7.5 Conservation Treatment of Works of Art and Artifacts on Paper http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/7.-conservation-procedures/7.5-conservation-treatment-for-works-of-art-and-unbound-artifacts-on-paper

American National Standards Institute. ANSI Standards. http://www.ansi.org.

Resources for Photograph Preservation

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) has many resources available, some of which are listed below.  For a full list of their resources, see: http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/overview

NEDCC 5.1 A Short Guide to Film Base Photographic Materials: Identification, Care, and Duplication http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/5.-photographs...

NEDCC 5.2 Types of Photographs  http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/5.-photographs/5.2-types-of-photographs

NEDCC 5.3 Care of Photographs http://www.nedcc.org/assets/media/documents/nedcc-leaflet%2053.pdf

NEDCC 5.4 Creating Long-Lasting Inkjet Prints http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/5.-photographs...

NEDCC 5.5 Preservation of Photographs: Select Bibliography http://www.nedcc.org/assets/media/documents/nedcc-leaflet%2055.pdf

NEDCC 5.6 Storage Enclosures for Photographic Materials  http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-leaflets/5.-photographs/5.6-storage-enclosures-for-photographic-materials

American Institute for Conservation: Caring For Your Treasures: Photographs http://www.conservation-us.org/about-conservation/caring-for-your-treasu...

Connecting to Collections http://www.connectingtocollections.org/

Series of 4 webinars on the “Care of Photographs”

http://www.connectingtocollections.org/courses/caring-for-photographs/

Graphics Atlas www.graphicsatlas.org

A  resource that presents a unique, object-based approach for the identification and characterization of prints and photographs.

Image Permanence Institute (IPI) http://www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org/

Free downloads: https://www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org/resources/publications

A Consumer Guide to the Materials of Preservation Framing and the Display of Photographic Materials

A Consumer Guide to Modern Photo Papers

A Consumer Guide to Traditional and Digital Print Stability

A Consumer Guide for the Recovery of Water-Damaged Traditional and Digital Prints

IPI Media Storage: Quick Reference

IPI Storage Guide for Acetate Film

User’s Guide for A-D Strips: Film Base Deterioration Monitors

Photographic Activity Test (PAT) https://www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org/testing/pat

Conservation Center for Historic and Artistic Artifacts (CCAHA)

Storing Your Photographic Collection: A Guide to Choosing the Proper Materials for Long-term Storage http://www.ccaha.org/uploads/media_items/storing-your-photographic-collection.original.pdf

The Library of Congress has extensive resources on library preservation, collections care, and digital preservation:

-http://www.loc.gov/preservation/

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/personalarchiving/

http://www.loc.gov/preservation/care/

Resources for Motion Picture Film

Association of Moving Image Archivists. The Home Film Preservation Guide. http://www.filmforever.org

The Film Preservation Guide: the Basics for Archives, Libraries, and Museums. San Francisco, CA: National Film Preservation Foundation, 2004. http://www.filmpreservation.org

National Fire Protection Agency. NFPA Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film. 2001 edition. Quincy, MA: NFPA, 2001.

Care, Handling, and Storage of Motion Picture Film: Care, Handling, and Storage of Motion Picture Film http://www.loc.gov/preservation/care/film.html