Collections Care

I offer many collections management and preventative conservation services that ensure the preservation of your collections for the decades to come:

Storage facility review, planning and design – review of current storage conditions, space planning for current and future collections storage, storage furnishings recommendations

Environment and Security – review of current systems, recommendations for electronic environmental monitoring and security equipment, creation of policies and procedures

Policies and Procedures – from Collections Management to Access Policies, the creation of strong policies is a must.

Forms and Agreements – Review or create forms, agreements, and permissions documents – form creation of all types, from Deeds of Gift to loan agreements to image licensing and beyond.

Inventory, Organization and Management – recommend and/or implement collections storage strategies using the proper materials and packing techniques for ease of access as well as preservation.

Staff and Volunteer Training – workshops in various aspects of collections care and storage available. Just ask!

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) – keep pests out of your collections with robust IPM plan for your institution.