Resources

Links and Presentations

Below is a list of links and presentations that may be helpful:

Related Newsletter Articles

Climate Notes is a free e-newsletter published by the Image Permanence Institute and designed for collection care staff in cultural institutions. Climate Notes covers a wide range of topics related to managing the environment for preservation.


Conferences

  • August 2011 – 77th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions General Conference and Assembly in Puerto Rico. Presentation by Jeremy R. Linden, Title:  Research on Energy Savings Opportunities in Libraries
  • September 2011 – International Symposium on Cultural Property Risk Analysis Conference in Lisbon Portugal. Presentation by Jeremy R. Linden, Title:  Risk Analysis and Sustainability:  Identifying and Mitigating Risk in Mechanical System Shutdowns Research
  • October 2011 – The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference on Creating Sustainable Campuses & Communities in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Presentation by Jeremy R. Linden, Title: Research on Energy Savings Opportunities in University Libraries
  • June 2012 – Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Conference at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Presentation by Jeremy R. Linden, Title:  Research on Energy Savings Opportunities: System Shutdowns and Cultural Institutions
  • June 2012 – 10th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, London, England. Presentation by James M. Reilly, Title: Understanding Temperature and Moisture Equilibration: A Path Toward Sustainable Strategies for Museum, Library, and Archives Collections
  • November 2012 – International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation Conference on Climate for Collections:  Standards & Uncertainties, Munich, Germany. A paper by Jeremy R. Linden is included in the proceedings which are available at http://www.doernerinstitut.de/en/projekte/kuk2013/kuk_4.html
  • March 2013 – Smithsonian Summit on the Museum Preservation Environment, Washington, DC. Presentation by summit panelist James M. Reilly, Title: Standards and Best Practices, Part I:  Choosing Standards and Best Practices
  • May 2013 – American Institute of Conservation Special Session, Indianapolis, Indiana. Presentation by James M. Reilly, Title: Prescriptive Standards vs. Performance Management
  • October 2013 – International Conference, Cultural Heritage, Conservation Science, and Sustainable Development: Experience, Research, Innovation; Paris, France. Keynote address by James M. Reilly


Publications

  • “Energy Savings Trial in the Library of Congress John Adams Building Stacks,” by Nancy Lev-Alexander, Head, Collections Stabilization Section, Library of Congress, published in Collections: A Journal of Museum & Archives Professionals, Volume 8, Number 4, Fall 2012, based on a presentation given by Nancy Lev-Alexander at the Cultural Property Risk Analysis Conference in Lisbon Portugal, September 2011
  • “Getting Greener and Creating the Optimal:  The State of Sustainability Research and the Preservation Environment,” by Jeremy R. Linden was published in AIC News, March 2012, Vol. 37, No. 2
  • “Research on Energy Savings in Collection Environments: A Case Study of Yale University’s Sterling memorial Library,” by Jeremy R. Linden, James M. Reilly, and Peter H. Herzog, published in Collection Forum, 2013, based on a presentation at the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Conference at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, June 2012
  • “Research on Energy Savings Opportunities in Libraries,” by Jeremy R. Linden, published in International Preservation News, No. 55, December 2011, based on Jeremy R. Linden’s presentation at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Conference in Puerto Rico, August 2011. Also available on the web at http://www.ifla.org/en/publications/international-preservation-news
  • “Research on Energy Saving Opportunities in University Libraries,” by Jeremy R. Linden, published in Library High Tech, Volume 30, Number 3, 2012.
  •  “Risk Analysis and Sustainability:  Identifying and Mitigating Risk in Mechanical System Shutdown Research,” by Jeremy R. Linden, James M. Reilly, and Peter H. Herzog, published in Collections: A Journal of Museum & Archives Professionals, Volume 8, Number 4, Fall 2012, based on a presentation given by Jeremy R. Linden at the Cultural Property Risk Analysis Conference in Lisbon Portugal, September 2011