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Collections Care Resources for Nebraska Museums, Libraries and Archives

Concerned about the collections in your care?

Save your family, museum, library or archives collections!

Check out these resources:

Reliable, practical information you can use from our conservators at the NSHS’s Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center

Connecting to Collections (C2C) Online Community at www.connectingtocollections.org. Free information, online workshops and q&a sessions, and a place where you can pose questions or offer your suggestions plus access reliable preservation resources and top professionals in the field. Hosted by Heritage Preservation and funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Disaster Preparedness Planning Powerpoint Checklists, resources, how-tos presented at Nebraska Connecting to Collections workshop, 4/201, Norfolk

Preservation resourses

The State of Collections in our State

Statewide Preservation Survey Findings Powerpoint

  
What are plans for the future?

Assuring the Future of Nebraska's Cultural Heritage Collections: a Statewide Plan

Thanks to the hundreds of you involved in the statewide survey of collections care needs and regional meetings and workshops that created this outline of steps to improve collections care in Nebraska.

 

CHECKLIST FOR BETTER COLLECTIONS CARE FOR NEBRASKA

 Survey collections care status and needs of Nebraska libraries, museums, and archives

 Use survey results to develop a draft statewide collections conservation plan to assure a better future for cultural heritage materials

 Get input from staff, volunteers, and board members to refine the plan at meetings around the state

 Offer workshops on specific aspects of collections care and conservation

 Complete final plan

How can we help?

Nebraska State Historical SocietyNebraska Arts CouncilInstute of Museum and Library Services Nebraska Library Services

Nebraska Humanities Council  Nebraska Museums Association  Nebraska Library Commission

Partners: Nebraska State Historical Society, Nebraska Library Commission, Nebraska Library Association, Nebraska Museums Association, Nebraska Arts Council and Nebraska Humanities Council with project funding provided in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency.

For more information: lynne.ireland@nebraska.gov


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