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The Use Of Japanese Paper In The Repair Of Leather Volumes In Arl Libraries’ Preservation Departments Survey Results, Ann C. Kearney Jan 2010

The Use Of Japanese Paper In The Repair Of Leather Volumes In Arl Libraries’ Preservation Departments Survey Results, Ann C. Kearney

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Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Outputs, Karen E.K. Brown Jan 2006

Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Outputs, Karen E.K. Brown

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This study describes the extent to which institutions implement preservation recommendations resulting from a general needs assessment, including the time to implementation and the extent of program development. Most recommendations are preventive, with less emphasis on repair or reformatting activities. Data indicate that the majority of institutions accomplish recommended preservation actions with no neglected subject areas. Institutions with the highest rates of success spent more staff time preparing for the site visit, and had a longer site visit, compared to the population as a whole. Preparation of a preservation plan does not correlate to an enhanced capacity to implement preservation ...


Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Process, Karen E.K. Brown May 2005

Use Of General Preservation Assessments: Process, Karen E.K. Brown

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This paper describes the typology of general preservation assessments and investigates what is being accomplished based on recommendations identified in the process. The author characterizes the assessment based on tabulated data. A range of institutional types and sizes are represented. The investment of staff time and the role of the consultant are examined. The most frequent goal of respondents was to develop a preservation plan. Interest in repair and reformatting was significantly less than interest in preventive activities. The findings of this study suggest that assessment reports are thorough and organized; report content is consistent across the population studied. The ...