Learn more about the general care of heritage collections, including how to prevent, control and deal with temperature and relative humidity, mould, safe shipment, and packaging.
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A quick reference tool that provides heritage professionals with practical advice on how to protect collections from the agents of deterioration.
This resource provides advice on the care of specific types of collections as well as basic care guidelines for all collections, based on the 10 agents of deterioration.
A general introduction for all museum professionals to the current approach to controlling ambient relative humidity and temperature in museums.
A general course of action to deal with a mould infestation in a heritage collection.
Resources and tools to help heritage institutions regain access to collections in storage.
Resources and tools to help heritage institutions address issues related to sustainability.
This resource outlines key preventive conservation features to include in the design of a new heritage collection facility.