ERIC Number: ED309766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Preserving Knowledge: The Case for Alkaline Paper. ARL Briefing Package Number 3.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.
This briefing package consists of a compilation of over 15 papers, fact sheets, and other materials focusing on the use of acid-free papers in books and other publications. The document contains the following: Executive Summary and List of Contents; Some Frequently Asked Questions; "Paper Preservation in Library Collections: Basic Information. Terminology"; "Preservation of Libraries and Archives" (C. J. Shahani and W. K. Wilson), American Scientist, May/June 1987, p. 240-251; "U.S. Promotes the Manufacture and Use of Permanent Paper," International Preservation News, January 1988, p. 1-3; "Why GPO Should Use Alkaline Paper" (L. Nainis, and others), Documents to the People, March 1988, p. 38-41; "The Use of Permanent Paper for Biomedical Literature," National Library of Medicine;"American Library Association (ALA) Resolution on Use of Permanent Paper in Books and Other Publications"; Alkaline Papermaking at Simpson-Plainwell Paper Co. (G. Lawton), Alkaline Paper Advocate, October 1988, p. 36-40; "Manufacturers of Permanent Paper" and "Companies Making Alkaline or Neutral Paper"; "Making Books That Will Last, A Call for Authors To Join the Campaign for Acid-Free Paper (B. Goldsmith), Authors Guild Bulletin, Winter 1988, p. 34-35; "AAUP Members Firmly Committed to Permanent Paper"; "To Establish a National Policy on Permanent Paper" (S.J. Res. 57), February 8, 1989; Congressional Record Articles on S.J. Res. 57; "Report and Recommendations to the General Assembly from the Committee on Alkaline Paper of the Connecticut Preservation Task Force" (Connecticut State Library); and Miscellaneous Fact Sheets (Association of Research Libraries, National Humanities Alliance, Commission on Preservation and Access). (CGD)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Cultural Background, Medical Libraries, Paper (Material), Preservation, Printing, Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.
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