TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover images, clockwise from upper left: Ages of man, from
Bartolomaeus Anglicus, De proprietatibus rerum (Lyons, 1486); opening page of
book 2, from Pliny the Elder, Naturalis historia (Rome, 1470); Trojan
Horse from L'Eneïde de Virgile (Lyons, 1560); earth and its divisions,
from Bartolomaeus Anglicus, De propretatibus rerum. Rare Book and
Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.
Coin showing Janus, Roman god of beginnings, doors, and gates.
JAMES H. BILLINGTON
CULTURAL HERITAGE AT RISK
Today's Stewardship Challenge
1. Stewardship: The Janus Factor
NANCY M. CLINE
2. Learning to Blush: Librarians and the Embarrassment of Experience
AS STRONG AS ITS WEAKEST LINK
Developing Strategies for a Security Program
3. As Strong as Its Weakest Link: The Human Element
4. Developing a Plan for Collections Security: The Library of Congress Experience
STEVEN J. HERMAN
5. Creating a Culture of Security in the University of Maryland Libraries
CHARLES B. LOWRY
THE BIG PICTURE
Preservation Strategies in Context
6. Building a National Preservation Program: National Endowment for the Humanities Support for Preservation
JEFFREY M. FIELD
7. Safeguarding Heritage Assets: The Library of Congress Planning Framework for Preservation
DORIS A. HAMBURG
8. Taking Care: An Informed Approach to Library Preservation
THE SILVER LINING
Coping with Theft, Vandalism, Deterioration, and Bad Press
9. Picking Up the Pieces: The Lengthy Saga of a Library Theft
JEAN W. ASHTON
10. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Art Theft Program
11. The Silver Lining: Recovering from the Shambles of a Disaster
CAMILA A. ALIRE
BUILDING THE BUDGET
Promoting Your Program and Meeting Funding Demands for Preservation and Security
12. Funding for Preservation: The Strengths of Our Past
NANCY E. GWINN
13. Securing Preservation Funds: National and Institutional Requirements
DEANNA B. MARCUM
14. Strategies for Funding Preservation and Security
JAMES G. NEAL
Measuring Effectiveness of Preservation and Security Programs
15. Measuring the Effectiveness of Preservation and Security Programs at the Library of Congress
FRANCIS M. PONTI
16. Measuring Environmental Quality in Preservation
JAMES M. REILLY
ELECTRONIC INFORMATION AND DIGITIZATION
Preservation and Security Challenges
17. Preservation, Security, and Digital Content
18. The Coming Crisis in Preserving Our Digital Cultural Heritage
CLIFFORD A. LYNCH
19. Electronic Information and Digitization: Preservation and Security Challenges
MAXWELL L. ANDERSON
PEOPLE, BUILDINGS, AND COLLECTIONS
Innovations in Security and Preservation
20. Making the Library of Congress Secure: Innovation and Collaboration
KENNETH E. LOPEZ
21. What Can We Afford to Lose?
22. National Research Libraries and Protection of Cultural Resources
JAMES F. WILLIAMS, II
WINSTON TABB AND MARK ROOSA
Index (omitted from the online edition)
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA
To preserve and protect : the strategic stewardship of cultural resources.
Essays from the symposium held at the Library of Congress,
Oct. 30-31, 2000.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-8444-1060-8 (alk. paper)
1. Library materialsConservation and restorationCongresses.
2. Archival materialsConservation and restorationCongresses.
3. Digital preservationCongresses. 4. LibrariesSecurity
measures Congresses. 5. Cultural propertyProtectionCongresses.
6. Library of CongressCongresses.
I. Library of Congress.
Z701 .T6 2002