At this site, you will find a wealth of resources and assistance for small and mid-sized cultural institutions provided free of charge by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Part of the Image Permanence Institute (a department of RIT's College of Imaging Arts & Sciences), this database provides resources for identification and comparison of 19th, 20th, and 21st century photographic processes.
The Image Permanence Institute® (IPI) is a recognized world leader in the development and deployment of sustainable practices for the preservation of images and cultural property. IPI accomplishes this through a balanced program of research, education, products, and services that meet the needs of individuals, companies, and institutions.
PHOTOCONSORTIUM – International Consortium for Photographic Heritage is a non for profit association whose purpose is the promotion and enhancement of the culture of photography and photographic heritage. To achieve its statutory goals, PHOTOCONSORTIUM aims to promote, organize and manage conferences, exhibitions, awards and training courses as well as to carry out publishing activities.
The association participates, and promotes the participation of its members, in new projects and initiatives also in collaboration with third parties, including but not limited to participation in the Programmes of the European Commission. All the initiatives of the association are primarily devoted to serving the interests of its members. PHOTOCONSORTIUM is the expert hub on photography for Europeana.eu and curates the photography collection.
Not-for-profit film preservation group dedicated to the preservation, restoration and production of Latin American film with a mandate to: Ensure a bright Latin American film industry, producing In the present, for the future and preserving the rich heritage of its past.
The National Film Preservation Foundation is the nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to help save America's film heritage. We support activities nationwide that preserve American films and improve film access for study, education, and exhibition.
Canadian Heritage Information Network. Browse resources aimed at helping cultural heritage institutions preserve their digital assets. Use items in the digital preservation toolkit to take stock of digital assets, to develop digital preservation policy and plans, and to implement digital preservation procedures.
The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is an internationally-recognised centre of expertise in digital curation with a focus on building capability and skills for research data management. The DCC provides expert advice and practical help to research organisations wanting to store, manage, protect and share digital research data.
The DPC is an advocate and catalyst for digital preservation, enabling our members to deliver resilient long-term access to content and services, and helping them derive enduring value from digital collections.
We raise awareness of the importance of the preservation of digital material and the attendant strategic, cultural and technological issues. We are a not-for-profit membership organization and we support our members through knowledge exchange, capacity building, assurance, advocacy and partnership. Our vision is to make our digital memory accessible tomorrow.
MIT Libraries is pleased to be the host institution for the Digital Preservation Management Workshop and Tutorial. This expanded program is based on the workshop curriculum initially developed and hosted at Cornell University (2003-2006), hosted at ICPSR (2007-2012), and by MIT Libraries since 2012. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has supported the DPM workshops through four grants awarded since 2002.
NEDCC has provided education on digital preservation since the establishment of its landmark School for Scanning conference (now Digital Directions) in 1995. The resources offered here include tools developed by NEDCC as well as links to organizations that support the research and development of digital preservation tools, standards, and best practices