Preservation 101

Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections

Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

This online course covers the preservation of paper collections and related formats. Learn how to identify deteriorated materials, how to properly care for collections, and how to set priorities for preservation.

Before You Begin

SESSION 1: Introduction to Preservation
SESSION 2: Deterioration of Paper Collections
SESSION 3: Deterioration of Film and Electronic Media
SESSION 4: The Building and Environment
SESSION 5: Collections Care
SESSION 6: Reformatting and Treatment
SESSION 7: Disaster Planning
SESSION 8: Building a Preservation Program