Preservation Toolkit

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Preservation Facts

Shocking facts that illustrate the need for national preservation awareness.

More Preservation Facts

More facts that discusses how Items become damaged and simple steps to keep items safe.

Resources for Military Families

Information for the specific challenges that come with documenting and preserving a military career.

Preserving Your Memories

Organized by material type, these websites, books, and other sources give useful information on caring for any kind of collection.

Disaster Recovery

Information for before and after a disaster has damaged precious collections.

Bibliographies & Indexes

A list of links to resources collected by professional preservation organizations


Video resources depict ways and reasons to preserve collections

Preservation for Children

Tools to help children understand the importance of preservation.

Comprehensive Resources

Resources in Other Languages

Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, and Arabic resources for spreading the preservation message.

Books of Fiction About Conservation

Books of Fiction About Books For Book Groups