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Web Sites

Disaster Prevention -- Preparedness -- Recovery Resources

This site from the Office of Cultural Education, New York State Education Department, "lists selected resources that will be helpful in the event of an emergency or disaster threatening cultural materials."

Guide to Navigating Federal Emergency Management Agency and Small Business Administration Disaster Aid for Cultural Institutions

From the site: "The information on these pages is meant as a general guide to seeking federal funding to aid in disaster response and recovery. The steps outlined here are based on current Federal policies, some of which are under review. Heritage Preservation has tried to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. However, Heritage Preservation assumes no liability for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions in this publication. Please read carefully the policies and regulations cited."

Conservation OnLine (CoOL)

CoOL is a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries. It offers a full text library of conservation information which covers a wide span of topics of interest to those interested in the conservation of museum, library and archival materials.

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT): Internet Resources for Heritage Conservation, Historic Preservation and Archaeology

NCPTT promotes and enhances the preservation and conservation of prehistoric and historic resources in the United States for present and future generations through the advancement and dissemination of preservation technology and training. The site offers a hypertext version of the extensive resource list.

Heritage Preservation: The National Institute for Conservation

The National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property (NIC) serves as a national forum for conservation and preservation activities in the United States. It provides national leadership and coordination to promote and facilitate the conservation and preservation of the nation's heritage, including works of art, anthropological artifacts, documents, historic objects, architecture and natural science specimens.

E-mail Lists

ARCHIVES

An archival list about theory and practice. Subscribe | Archives

Conservation DistList

The list participants include more than 6,000 people from more than 80 countries, including conservators from several archivists, curators, librarians, and academics. Subscription and other information

HERITAGE@massey.ac.nz

Heritage Interpretation List. Subscribe

MUSEUM-L

With over 3,000 subscribes, this list focuses on museums. Subscribe | Archives | FAQ

PRESED-L

This list was created by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) of the American Library Association, as a supplement to the Preservation Course and Workshop Instructors Discussion Group of the Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS). Subscribe | PRESED-X (companion web site)

PRESERVATION-L

An architectural restoration and preservation list. Subscribe

Last Updated: September 1, 2011 -- asm; for questions or comments contact Barbara Lilley