ERIC Number: ED439713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Preservation: Issues and Planning.
Banks, Paul N., Ed.; Pilette, Roberta, Ed.
A reference guide from leading experts in the field, this book covers the repair, maintenance, and preservation of library or archive collections, providing a definitive and authoritative analysis of how to plan for and ensure the long-term health of an institution's collection in this digital age. Chapters include: (1) "Defining the Library Preservation Program: Policies and Organization" (Carolyn Clark Morrow); (2) "Preservation Programs in High-use Library Collections" (Sara R. Williams); (3) "Preservation Program Planning for Archives and Historical Records Repositories" (Christine Ward); (4) "Programs, Priorities, and Funding" (Margaret Child, with assistance of Laura J. Word); (5) "Planning for Preservation in Libraries" (Jutta Reed-Scott); (6) "Issues in Digital Archiving" (Peter S. Graham); (7) "Environment and Building Design" (Paul N. Banks); (8) "Collections and Stack Management" (Duane A. Watson); (9) "Preservation Management: Emergency Preparedness" (Sally A. Buchanan); (10) "Library and Archives Security" (Richard Strassberg); (11) "Exhibition Policy and Preparation" (Roberta Pilette); (12) "Selection for Preservation" (Carolyn Harris); (13) "The Conservation of General Collections" (Jan Merrill-Oldham and Nancy Carlson Schrock); (14) "Commercial Library Binding" (John F. Dean); (15) "Preservation Microfilming and Photocopying" (Eileen F. Usovicz and Barbara Lilley); (16) "Special Collections Conservation" (Eleanore Stewart); (17) "Digitization for Preservation and Access" (Paula de Stefano); (18) "Preservation of Information in Nonpaper Formats" (Eleanore Stewart and Paul N. Banks). Contains an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Archives, Library Administration, Library Collections, Library Planning, Library Policy, Library Technical Processes, Preservation, Records Management
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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