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The PAC Network
The IFLA Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC) was officially created during the IFLA annual conference in Nairobi in 1984 to focus efforts on issues of preservation and initiate worldwide cooperation for the preservation of library materials.
The extensive PAC network, focused around the IFLA PAC Centres, has a wide range of expertise concerning preservation and conservation as well as safeguarding cultural heritage.
Each PAC Centre has their own expertise, covering national, regional, and international topics in preservation and conservation. Below, you can explore the currently available FAQs within each Centres’ areas of expertise, or learn more about each individual Centre.
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Disaster Risk Reduction
- Risk Management
- Making a Disaster Plan
- Preventive Conservation in Different Climatic Zones:
- Long-term Storage of Digital Information
- Microfilming and digitisation
- Collection Reproduction for Preservation
- Palf Leaf Manuscript preservation
- Bookbinding: role, construction and conservation
- Iron Gall Ink
- Paper conservation by using Japanese Paper (Washi)