Features sites which have online resources for methods of museum conservation.
The Ashmolean Museum: Conservation
Object investigation techniques at the Ashmolean Museum, including visual investigation, environmental monitoring, and non-destructive and destructive analytical investigation techniques.
The Ashmolean Museum: Conservation & Prevention
Methods for preventing artifact deterioration, including controlling the environment, light levels, pollution monitoring, insect infestation monitoring, handling, storage, and treatment when needed.
The Ashmolean Museum: Deterioration
Deterioration studies at the Ashmolean Museum. Includes discussions on metals, textiles, ceramics, casts and paper.
Barry Bauman Conservation
Offers conservation of paintings and fine arts to museums and non-profit organizations.
Basic Guidelines for the Care of Special Collections
Care of objects within special collection, with steps for conservation, environment and finding professional assistance. From the AIC.
Bookbinding: A Tutorial
A tutorial introduction to long-stitch bookbinding, aimed primarily at the preservation of old pulp paperbacks.
Fumigation for Insect Control
Article on fumigation within museums and art repositories.
The Library of Congress: Care, Handling and Storage of Motion Picture Film
Care, handling and storage of motion picture film including nitrate, acetate and, safety-based film.
Managing Pests in Your Collections
A discussion of different pest control techniques. Includes a guide to identification of wood boring beetles.
Stamps Are Art
Techniques preventing damage. Articles and images of effects due to paper, plastic, light, temperature, humidity, and pollutants.
Textile and Quilt Resources
How to store and care for antique quilts, embroidery, rugs, tapestries, and clothing from the Smithsonian.
Tidal Wave at Our Shores
Article on magnetic tape deterioration which appeared in Video Magazine.
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