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Preservation Services
Preservation Services

The Harvard Library holds the largest academic library collection in the world, and the age and vulnerability of its vast holdings vary widely. The Harvard Library Preservation Program comprises state-of-the-art facilities and expert staff committed to ensuring that library materials remain secure and usable for contemporary and future scholars, by employing a variety of strategies for conserving materials, digitizing collections, preserving library content in digital formats, and providing robust education and outreach programs.

 
 

Preservation at Work

Harvard Library Preservation Services enables the University to fulfill its responsibility to ensure the longevity and usability of Harvard’s renowned collections.

Preservation Services
 

Upcoming Events

May 20, 2015: Spotlight on Collections: Robert Flaherty's Film Oidhche Sheanchais, 1935

May 26, 2015: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) 43rd Annual Meeting review, part 1

June 2, 2015: American Institute for Conservation (AIC) 43rd Annual Meeting review, part 2

June 17, 2015: Extravagance and Economy: Sixteenth-Century Anatomical Prints with Moveable Flaps encore presentation

June 23, 2015: ICON Book & Paper Group Adapt & Evolve: Conference 2015, Asian Materials conference review

For more information on events, email preserve_wpc@harvard.edu