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Always Becoming

Always Becoming is an artwork created in 2007 by Nora Naranjo-Morse, a Native American Potter and poet. She currently resides in Española, New Mexico, just north of Santa Fe and is a member of the Santa Clara Pueblo.

City Lore

City Lore, New Yorks center for urban folk culture, founded in 1985, is the first organization in the United States devoted expressly to the "documentation, preservation, and presentation of urban folk culture." With a mission to foster New York City – and America’s – living cultural heritage through education and public programs, City Lore encompasses a Lower East Side gallery space, performances, lectures, the Peoples Hall of Fame, a POEMobile thNat projects poems onto walls and buildings, and education programs throughout the five boroughs. City Lore documents, presents, and advocates f ...

Collections care

Collections care, which is sometimes called preventive conservation, involves any actions taken to prevent or delay the deterioration of cultural heritage. The primary goal is to identify and reduce potential hazards to heritage with thoughtful control of their surroundings. The professions most influenced by collections care include conservator-restorers, curators, collection managers, and registrars.

Consol Energy Mine Map Preservation Project

The CONSOL Energy Mine Map Preservation Project is a project to preserve and digitize maps of underground coal mines in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The project is a joint venture between the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the United States Department of the Interior Office of Surface Mining, the University of Pittsburgh University Library System, and CONSOL Energy.

Paul Conway (archivist)

Paul Conway is associate professor in the University of Michigan School of Information and has worked with Yale University and Duke University Universities after starting his career at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. His research and educational work focuses primarily on digital preservation and electronic media. He has published extensively throughout his career on library preservation, conservation issues, and education of library and archives personnel.

Drafting film

Drafting film is a sturdier and more dimensionally stable substitute for drafting paper sometimes used for technical drawings, especially architectural drawings, and for art layout drawings, replacing drafting linen for these purposes. Nowadays it is almost invariably made of transparent biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate, which should last several centuries under normal storage conditions, with one or two translucent matte surfaces provided by a coating. However, some older drafting films are cellulose acetate, which degrades in only a few decades due to the vinegar syndrome. U ...


ⓘ Preservation (library and archival science)

  • In library and archival science preservation is a set of activities aimed at prolonging the life of a record, book, or object while making as few changes
  • of entropy. The term is broadly used in archival practice to recognize the material constraints of preservation activities. For example, many kinds of
  • represents the intersection between libraries IT management and archival practice. Preservation metadata is a new and developing field. The OAIS Reference
  • Media preservation Preservation library and archival science Provenance Records management List of archives Pearce - Moses, Richard 2005 Archival Science
  • Information architecture Librarian Library Archival science Bibliographic databases Cataloging Library instruction Preservation Readers advisory Reference Librarian
  • states. Archival science Disaster recovery Preservation library and archival science Axer, Peter. Conservation at the South African Library Quarterly
  • physical condition of library materials. Preservation surveys are used by libraries to determine the condition of their collections and identify necessary
  • Preservation may refer to: Preservation library and archival science activities aimed at prolonging the life of a record while making as few changes
  • developing metadata for use in digital preservation In 2003 the Online Computer Library Center OCLC and Research Libraries Group RLG established the PREMIS
  • UVC - based preservation is an archival strategy for handling the preservation of digital objects. It employs the use of a Universal Virtual Computer UVC - a
  • Dewey at Columbia University in 1887. Historically, library science has also included archival science This includes how information resources are organized
  • Preservation of documents, pictures, recordings, digital content, etc., is a major aspect of archival science It is also an important consideration for