Careers in Rare Books and Manuscripts: Frequently Asked Questions / Skills / Conservation
I’m interested in the preservation and conservation of rare materials. Where can I go for more information?
Some online resources related to preservation and conservation of rare materials include:
- American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
A professional organization of conservation professionals. They host the Conservation Online (CoOL) listserv.
- Library of Congress Preservation
Includes information on the Library of Congress's preservation and conservation initiatives and offers links to resources on digital preservation, emergency preparedness, cooperative programs, preservation publications, and other preservation resources on the web.
- Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
A nonprofit organization that offers preservation services, educational programs and other resources related to the preservation of works on paper.