Preservation Management in Archives and Libraries: Spring 2013


Philip B. Eppard


University at Albany


Spring 2013


An introductory survey of preservation management in libraries and archives, covering such topics as the historical evolution of the preservation dilemma, programs for academic and public libraries, collections maintenance and environmental controls, commercial binding and rebinding, selection for preservation and microfilming, security, archival preservation, paper conservation, disaster planning and recovery, and preservation of non-print materials (including electronic media).

Required Textbook:

Nicholson, B. 2001. Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper.
Ritzenthaler, M. L. 2010. Preserving Archives and Manuscripts, 2nd ed.

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