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Professional Organizations

Professional Organizations for Archives and Records Management




Preservation & Conservation:

  • The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
    Establishes and upholds professional standards, promotes research and publications, provides educational opportunities, and fosters the exchange of knowledge among conservators, allied professionals, and the public.
  • Conservation OnLine (CoOL)
    Full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
  • Library Preservation at Harvard
    Provides information about the programs and services in preservation available through the libraries of Harvard University and Harvard College.
  • Library of Congress Preservation
    Mission is to assure long-term, uninterrupted access to the intellectual content of the Library’s collections, either in original or reformatted form. Provides conservation, binding and repair, reformatting, materials testing, and staff and user education.
  • National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF)
    Nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to help save America’s film heritage; supports activities nationwide that preserve American films and improve film access for study, education, and exhibition.
  • Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
    Mission is to improve the conservation efforts of libraries, archives, historical organizations, museums, and other repositories.