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Meeting the Needs of Cultural Heritage Communities for In-house Digitization Solutions

By Katy Klettlinger As you may already know, LYRASIS has a long history of expertise with digitization, including through the LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative, made possible by a grant from the […]

50 States of Preservation – and Sign Up for NEH Preservation Classes Taught by Tom Clareson of LYRASIS

Article originally posted at What do you do with a collection of historic letters drenched by floodwaters?  Or if a fire breaks out in a library, and soot and […]

In the Eye of the Storm: How Federal Funding Rescues Arts and Culture in Times of Disaster

Article originally posted on A guest post by Thomas F. R. Clareson, senior consultant for digital and preservation services at LYRASIS and project director of Performing Arts Readiness. Beginning the […]

Hurricane Matthew:
Preservation Resources

As hurricane Matthew continues on its path, it’s a good time to take some steps to prepare yourself and your collections for a storm. Follow these steps to be on […]

Flooding in Louisiana: Preservation Resources

In light of the current flooding in Louisiana, we want to make sure that those of you in the affected areas have access to the help and resources you may […]

LYRASIS in the News: Experts Say Preserving History is Vital After a Disaster

Kudos to LYRASIS team members Tom F. Clareson and Annie Peterson for their great work on this important project. Originally published on – Jackson, MS BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – First […]

The Continuing Impact of Connecting To Collections

In 2005, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), together with Heritage Preservation, released A Public Trust at Risk: The Heritage Health Index Report. Based on the first comprehensive […]

The Gulf Coast Recovery Project: A Retrospective

This past weekend marked the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its destructive aftermath. Many of us were there, helping from the minutes before the storm hit to months […]

33 1/3: Tips for Caring for Vinyl

Vinyl has definitely made a comeback throughout the years. The sound quality, nostalgia, layout and cover art are just a few reasons many of us continue to collect, purchase and […]

A Bungalow of Books: Caring for Your Personal Library

We are deep into spring and many of us have already taken on the task of spring cleaning and reorganization… but is your job complete? Have you taken a moment […]