Find bibliographies and other reference materials for Collections Care (i.e., caring for different collection formats such as books, paper, photographs, A/V, etc., including information about ownership marking of paper collection items) and Emergency Preparedness under those sections, also available from the menu on the left.
Preservation Research Reports
Covering preservation research and testing, mass deacidification, digitization of library materials, and the National Policy on Permanent Papers.
Recommended Format Specifications
For acquisition of both analog and digital formats that maximize chances for survival and continued accessibility of creative content well into the future.
Preservation Supply Specifications
Specifications for preservation supplies and materials used for housing collections, developed by the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate and made available generally as a public service.
List of publications (1980-present) by staff of the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate.
Web Resources for Paper and Book Arts
Instructions for making various book structures and doing paper crafts.
Posters, bookmarks, and other materials promoting library preservation awareness especially for K-12 schools and local public libraries.