Description: Libraries have a responsibility to preserve, conserve, and, if possible, restore their local history and local materials. Such materials, may include sensitive and fragile patient records which require extra care and authorization during the preservation process. The papers to be presented should address the process of preservation, conservation, and restoration of heavily used, fragile, and rare local history and other materials that may be available in hospitals, churches or medical institutions of higher learning.

Papers may include:

  • Digitization of hospital records
  • Preservation and archives of medical information in hospitals and medical schools

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