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Sustainable Preservation Strategies

July 16, 2012

Please find below various resources for the Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant program in NEH's Division of Preservation and Access:

  • The agenda, participant biographies, and several presentations from the joint NEH and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) of Italy conference held in May 2009, entitled “Sustainable Cultural Heritage”
  • An article in AIC News March 2012: Getting Greener and Creating the Optimal: The State of Sustainability Research and the Preservation Environment by Jeremy Linden, Preservation Environment Specialist, Image Permanence Institute.  Reprinted with the permission of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works, 1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 320, Washington, DC 20005, from the March 2012 edition of AIC News, info@conservation-us.org, www.conservation-us.org.
  • For the Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program, we ask grantees with planning and implementation projects that focus on sustainable preservation strategies to create white papers documenting their lessons learned, so that others can benefit from their experience. Click here to read SCHC White Papers.