Preserving Paper Collections
Heritage, Museums and Conservation Program

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Learn on how to keep your paper-based collection (archive, library, art on paper) safe, secure and preserved for the future. In this course you will learn:

  • How paper is made, how it ages and what makes it deteriorate
  • The preservation issues facing paper-based collections
  • How to plan and prioritise the preservation of a paper-based collection
  • The best ways of packaging, handling, copying, storing and transporting paper items