Preservation and Conservation Section

Division: Library Collections

The Section is concerned with the preservation of the world's documentary heritage. It provides an international forum for all types of libraries to exchange, develop and disseminate knowledge and experience dealing with theories, policies and practices for the preservation of all recorded knowledge, regardless of the storage medium. The Section maintains a close working relationship with the IFLA PAC Strategic Programme.

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Preservation and Conservation, Sections

Last update: 13 January 2021

Latest News

[Correction] Second Call for Papers: IFLA Journal Special Issues on Preservation storage and curation strategies: Best Practices for physical and digital storage

This call offers additional opportunities for short reports from the field to represent the breadth of issues of concern for the diverse, global audience of IFLA Journal. Corrected Submission Deadline: 28.02.2021 For the details, please read; IFLA Journal Special Issue on storage 2nd call [doc]

28 December 2020

Professional Unit Virtual Event - Preservation of Digital Complex Objects

The Preservation and Conservation Section and the Information Technology Section held Professional Unit Virtual Event - Preservation of Digital Complex Objects on November 18 and 19, 2020.

1 December 2020

[CANCELLED] Call for Papers — Open Sessions at IFLA WLIC 2020

The organising Sections, Rare Books and Special Collections Section, Preservation & Conservation Section, Art Libraries Section and Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC) invite Librarians, Preservation and Conservation experts and other interested professionals from Memory Institutions to submit proposals for the Open Session to be held during the 86th IFLA WLIC, in Dublin, Ireland.

27 February 2020