ERIC Number: ED259757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Task Force on Preservation Practices.
Hanscom, Martha; And Others
This task force report discusses preservation practices in the University of Wyoming Library and presents recommendations for developing a more cohesive library material preservation program with a timeline for implementation. Recommendations deal with the specific areas of staffing the conservation program; condition of library materials; environmental factors; staff and patron education; handling library materials; repair practices, materials, and facilities; treatment policies and procedures; binding practices; and disaster planning. The formal charge to the Task Force on Preservation Practices, a conservation coordinator position description, and the timeline for implementing the conservation program are appended to this report. (MBR)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Environmental Influences, Higher Education, Improvement Programs, Library Materials, Library Personnel, Library Planning, Natural Disasters, Occupational Information, Operations Research, Policy Formation, Preservation, Program Implementation, Repair, Research Libraries, Self Evaluation (Groups), Staff Development
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wyoming Univ., Laramie. Univ. Libraries.