Curation and Preservation Services at the MIT Libraries
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lab picture Curation and Preservation Services is dedicated to ensuring that both current and future scholars can access materials held in MIT's extensive library collections. We are a department in the Information Resources Directorate at the MIT Libraries.

What do we do for the MIT Libraries?

  • Digital curation, i.e. life cycle management of the Libraries’ digital content
  • Coordination of the Libraries’ digital preservation program
  • Conservation treatment for books, manuscripts, and archival materials
  • Preservation and reformatting for media materials
  • Preparation of materials for digital scanning
  • Shelf preparation of new acquisitions
  • Exhibit preparation for the Maihaugen Gallery
  • Preservation education and outreach
  • Disaster preparation and response
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