Michigan State University

Conservation & Preservation Unit

The Conservation & Preservation Unit plans, oversees and coordinates a comprehensive preservation program for the care of the MSU Libraries' collections to ensure their continued use and access.

The Conservation & Preservation Unit contains the following units:

 


Services and activities in the preservation program include:

  • conservation of books, maps and other paper-based items
  • disaster preparedness planning and response
  • deacidification
  • reformatting
  • rehousing
  • binding
  • environmental monitoring
  • staff and user education

The preservation program also works with the Digital Information Division to coordinate preservation activities with the Libraries' digital collection.

Information for the MSU Community and the wider community:

Information for MSU Libraries' staff: