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Preservation Resources

 books Book Resources:

Basic book repair methods by Abraham A. Schechter

Care & repair of antiques & collectibles: a step-by-step guide by Judith Miller Miller

The everything scrapbooking book: creative ideas for preserving memories that last a lifetime
by Jennifer Barr

Historic barn preservation notebook

How to do just about anything with your digital photos: digital scrapbooking, image enhancement, creative projects, Web and e-mail sharing by Graham Davis

The care and feeding of books old and new: a simple repair manual for book lovers by Margot Rosenberg and Bern Marcowitz

More than memories: the complete guide for preserving your family history; edited by Julie Stephan

New ideas for crafting heritage albums
by Bev Kirschner Braun

Photo salvage with Adobe Photoshop: techniques for saving damaged prints, slides, negatives and digital files by Jack and Sue Drafahl

The same ax, twice: restoration  and renewal in a throwaway age by Howard Mansfield

Sharing your story: recording life's details with mini books by Ali Edwards

computer Videos on preservation
World Wide Web Recommended websites:

Caring for Your Artifacts: The Henry Ford

Caring for Your Treasures: American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Conserve O Grams: National Park Service

Guide to Online Resources: Care for Collections, and Connecting to Collections: The Bookshelf, Institute of Museum and Library Services

Preservation Leaflets: Northeast Document Conservation Center

Preserve Your Family Treasures from the Minnesota Historical Society

Preparing, Protecting, Preserving Family Treasures from the Library of Congress

Preservation 101: Northeast Document Conservation Center

Videos and other resources for preserving a wide variety of materials and collectibles.
Taking Care:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

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