Introduction to the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials

Credits: 
3

Introduces students to the concepts and fundamentals of preservation and conservation of library and archival records and materials. Students learn about the environmental and structural causes and control of deterioration, conservation and repair, storage and reformatting, disaster preparedness and risk management, binding and security. Students are also introduced to strategies and best practices for preservation planning and management of preservation programs and resources.

This course may be applied toward earning the Certificate in Archives and Cultural Heritage Resources and Services.

Offered in fall. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.

Pre-Requisites: 
Course Number: 
LIS 713