Care and Handling Training: an Important Preservation Step

During this summer, the Collections Management Division (CMD) embarked on a marathon of in-person care and handling training sessions for staff and contracts to illustrate the importance of following best practices when managing the materials throughout daily activities in order to preserve and prevent damages to the collections.

Librarians Learning Conservation: My 10 Weeks as the First General Collections Conservation Section Intern

This article is about the experience of a summer intern in the Preservation Directorate, General Collections Conservation Section at the Library of Congress. It contains descriptions of basic repairs, book-making and paper-making labs, and other activities.