ERIC Number: ED357746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Rare and Valuable Government Documents: A Resource Packet on Identification, Preservation, and Security Issues for Government Documents Collections.
Walsh, Jim, Comp.; And Others
This packet serves as an introduction to and overview of the complex issue of identification and preservation of rare government documents. It is intended as a starting point, not a comprehensive guide, for all questions about government documents. Part 1 is a selective bibliography of resources to identify rare and valuable documents (50 sources) and information on conservation, preservation, and security (107 resources) complied by B. Hulyk, J. Walsh, and G. Barnum. Part 2 contains policies on preservation and conservation of several libraries and the American Library Association. In Part 3, five selections, one of which is consists of summaries of conference papers, discuss the identification of rare documents. Part 4 contains eight articles on the conservation and preservation of rare documents, including several on specific preservation techniques. Part 5 presents two articles on security issues. Part 6 presents a checklist of information needed for disaster planning and a list of disaster recovery suppliers and services. Part 7 lists organizations that are sources of information or supplies in the preservation and conservation fields. (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.