Introduction to Preservation: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Emily Holmes

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

An introduction to the principles and practices of library and archives preservation, including examination of the composition of paper, book, and non-book materials; agents that contribute to deterioration; current methods for preventing and remediating deterioration, including environmental controls, disaster planning and recovery, binding, digitization and other reformatting technologies, collection maintenance and rehousing; a basic introduction to the preservation and curation of digital object, and the management of preservation efforts, including preservation assessment and decision-making; and the standards and professional ethics that support them.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/657-Preservation-fall-2014-Holmes.pdf

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