Paper and books
Books and paper artifacts are very susceptible to damage caused by light, heat and pests. With proper care and storage, these artifacts can be displayed and kept in museums and archives for years. Learn more about the different techniques to preserve paper and books below.
Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes
- 19/1 What makes a Book Rare? 1993
- 19/14 Judging Permanence for Reformatting Projects: Paper and Inks 1995
- 19/15 Storing Archival Paper-Based Materials 1996
- 19/16 Housing Archival Paper-Based Materials 1996
- 19/17 Handling Archival Documents and Manuscripts 1996
- 19/18 How to Care for Bound Archival Materials 1996
- 19/2 Care and Security of Rare Books 1993
- 19/23 A Phase Box for the Protection of Books 2001
- 19/24 How to Preserve Acidic Wood Pulp Paper 2001
- 19/25 Planning and Managing a Microfilming Project for Preservation and Access 2008
- 19/3 Use and Handling of Rare Books 1993
- 19/4 Archives: Preservation Through Photocopying 1993
- 19/5 Removing Original Fasteners from Historic Documents 1993
- 19/6 Attachments for Multi-Page Historic Documents 1993
- 19/7 Archives: Reference Photocopying 1993
- American Institute for Conservation – Paper Conservation Catalogue
- Image Permanence Institute – The Archival Advisor
- Northeast Document Conservation Center – Preservation Leaflets
- Resources for Private and Family Collections
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