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Michael Lear

  by Michael Lear, Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania mlear@pa.gov Preservation of Paper-Based Materials Overview Paper-based materials are subject to damage by multiple external and internal factors. Careless handling can result in tears. Staining...

Nonprofit organizations, schools and academic institutions are eligible to apply for Environmental Education Grants. The deadline is December 31, 2019.   ...

The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources offers conservation educational programs.  Check them out!   ...

The NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program is offering planning and implementation grants.  These HCRR grants support the development and implementation of projects that ensure your collections are easily accessible to researchers. Funding may support...

Read about the Penn State University Libraries’ Conservation Centre, which has opened in University Park. ...

A FREE half-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 13   9:30am – 1:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

A FREE one-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 12   9:30am – 4:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

The next worksop offered by  the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is There’s a Fungus Among Us.  Check out this April  27th workshop and others here. CCAHA is a nonprofit conservation facility specializing in the treatment of works on paper,...