Preservation Links & Resources

Great Reference Sites

American Institute for Conservation (AIC) Resource Center

Book Arts Tutorials & Reference

Cornell Conservation Lab Repair Guides

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) Resources

Library of Congress Preservation

National Park Service - Museum Management Program: Conserve O Grams

Extensive compilation of handouts on museum and archival techniques and practices.

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC): Preservation Pamphlets

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute: Taking Care

Information on various types of artifact and collections care, including furniture, paintings, works on paper, textiles, and more...

Syracuse University Library Conservation Lab


Techniques & Treatments

Freezing & Drying Techniques (CCAHA)

Library of Congress Conservation Highlights

19th Century Bookbinding at the San Francisco Public Library


Conservation Portfolios

Beth Antoine

Amy Elizabeth Bake

Kristi Westberg's Conservation Portfolio


Conservation/Preservation Blogs

Beth Heller Conservation

Cornell University Library Conservation

Parks Library Preservation at Iowa State University

Jeff Peachey

Preservation Services at Dartmouth College


Book Arts Blogs

The Art of American Book Covers

Paper Ponderings - Fiona Dempster's calligraphic & book arts blog

Playing with Books - Rag & Bone Bindery blog


Suppliers for Archival Materials, etc.



University Products



ACA Paper Restoration

11 E. Lancaster Ave

Devon, PA 19333


Geographicus Fine Antique Maps

201 West 105th St., Ste. 42

New York, NY 10025


Conservation Referral List from Syracue University


Last Updated: 5/29/14