Videos on Preservation
Collection Care Videos British Library: A series of short videos on the best ways to handle books, folded items, rolled items, archival material, prints, drawings, photographs, and other formats.
The FUNdamentals of Book Care in 5 Easy Lessons George Mason University Libraries: A lighthearted reminder to students to take care of printed materials they use in the library. Although this YouTube video was produced for college students, it would be appropriate for high school and junior high students.
Coping with Water Damage and Save Family Treasures from Soot Heritage Preservation/Heritage Emergency National Task Force: "Coping with Water Damage" provides step-by step guidance on dealing with water damage in museums, libraries and archives with practical tips that may be of value to the layperson for use at home. "Save Family Treasures from Soot" offers tips for cleaning up family heirlooms that survive a fire.
Preservation Faux Pas: Kansas State University Library A short, amusing review of “do’s and don’ts” to keep in mind when using print materials, done in a silent movie style.
Conserving Early Modern Books Washington State University Libraries: A nine-minute walkthrough the conservation processes used to restore rare books that had been damaged by earlier improper repairs.
Saving Your Treasures and more videos at Nebraska's Treasures NET Television, Saving Nebraska’s Treasures: Containing interviews with conservators and visits to various conservation labs, this informative 56-minute long video gives a good overview of the need for conservation with a variety of artifacts.
Digital Preservation and Nuclear Disaster An Animation and Team Digital Preservation and the Aeroplane Disaster: Digital Preservation Europe: Very amusing short videos in which Digital Man outwits Team Chaos through the clever and necessary use of: Trusted Digital Repositories, metadata, refreshing storage media, and data migration.
Murder in the Stacks Sherlock Holmes deduces that a type of murder is being committed in libraries everyday.