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Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Resource Guide Collection

Preservation in Massachusetts Libraries: About

Subscribe and connect with Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) Preservation Specialist Evan Knight and colleagues around the Commonwealth that work to advance the protection of cultural collections.

Preservation Specialist with MBLC since Dec 2018. Peer-reviewed "Professional Associate" of the American Institute for Conservation (PA-AIC).

Prevously, Associate Conservator of bound and unbound materials at the Boston Athenaeum, with prior conservation employment at the Northeast Document Conservation Center, the Library of Congress, the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas, and the Municipal Archives of New York City. Additional internships undertaken at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center-Book Conservation Lab, Biblioteca Ludwig von Mises (Guatemala), Buffalo Bill Center for the West, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art-Watson Library.

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Strategies and approaches that can help you effectively--and affordably--preserve and share your library collections.

This website provides information to help -- regardless of current levels of preservation or special collections management expertise.

Massachusetts Libraries are able to apply for a number of special State and/or Federal programs to support preservation of their important collections. Learn about them in this LibGuide.