Preservation Standards and Practices Committee


Promotes and supports the development and use of appropriate methods and materials employed in the preservation of library materials in all formats. Identifies and reviews relevant information regarding standards, recommended practices, and technical reports. Oversees the creation and dissemination of the Preservation Statistics Survey. Promotes and coordinates Metadata and Collections Section activities in this area and brings potentially beneficial interactions with other groups sharing similar interests within and outside of ALA to the attention of Section leadership.

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Andrew S. Hart (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Karen H. O'Connell (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Sean Marc Buckner (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Faye Mazzia (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mary E. Miller (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Miranda Nixon (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, December 12, 2022, to June 30, 2025)

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Membership is made of 6 members plus one Chair, two members for books and paper materials and issues, two members for recording and photographic media and issues, and two members for reformatting techniques and issues.