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Resources

Publications

  • Guides to Emergency Preparedness Resources
    BACC encourages institutions to have an emergency preparedness plan in place. The guides developed by BACC's field service office provide information specific to each geographic area within the western region. A well-prepared institution can respond more quickly and with greater efficiency to an emergency. These guides can help your institution develop an emergency telephone list and create and maintain a well-stocked area of supplies and equipment to use in initial recovery efforts.

    The Guides are now available as PDF files and may be downloaded at no cost. Click on the links below to view the Guide for your region. Print versions are also available, and may be purchased through our Western Region Field Service Office.

  • Arizona Guide to Emergency Preparedness Resources
    Southern California Guide to Emergency Preparedness Resources
    Northern California Guide to Emergency Preparedness Resources
    Oregon Guide to Emergency Preparedness Resources
    Washington Guide to Emergency Preparedness Resources

  • Making Material Choices for Paper and Photographs
    This publication covers the nature of paper and photographs and details various storage options based on the type and size of the material to be stored and how the different storage options affect the microenvironment.

  • Focus on Collections Care Workshop Packets
    Curriculum packets developed for each of BACC's workshops are available for purchase.

All of the titles listed above are available for purchase. Contact BACC to place an order.

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), the national membership organization for conservation professionals, produces publications on topics ranging from the care of objects to careers in conservation, as well as on private conservators and guidance for selecting a conservator. Some of these brochures are accessible in an online, electronic version. All are available in print form and can be ordered directly from AIC. A full list of AIC publications, and recommendations on non-AIC books and pamphlets, can be found at www.conservation-us.org.