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Care of Collections resources

Please find below resources for general collection care along with the CCG Constitution

Caring for Collections during COVID 19




  • ‘Dust in historic libraries’ Lloyd, H., Bendix, C., Brimblecombe, P. and D. Thickett, Museum Microclimates, eds. T. Padfield and K. Borchersen, (Copenhagen: The National Museum of Denmark, 2007) 135-144
  • Impact of Dust on our Collections - The National Archives
  • ‘Investigating and monitoring dust’ International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) International Preservation News No.53, May 2011 –
  • The National Trust Manual of Housekeeping: the Care of Collections in Historic Houses Open to the Public, Bendix, C. and N. Pickwoad, ‘Books’, (Oxford: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005) 475-487

Emergency planning

Environmental monitoring

  • Climate for Collections: Standards and Uncertainties (Postprints of the Munich Climate Conference 7-9 November 2012) edited by Jonathan Ashley-Smith, Andreas Burmester and Melanie Eibl, Archetype Publications Ltd., London, 2013, 452pp. ISBN: 978-1-909492-00-4





  • Buggy Biz: integrated pest management in collections, Brokerhof, A. W. et al., 2007. Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (NICH), Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Insect Pests found in Historic Houses and Museums - English Heritage
  • Integrated pest management for collections : proceedings of 2001: a Pest Odyssey, Kingsley, H. et al, eds., 2001, James & James: London.
  • Integrated Pest Management in Museum, Library and Archival Facilities: A Step by Step Approach for the Design, Development, Implementation and Maintenance of an Integrated Pest Management Program, Harmon, J. D., 1993, Harmon Preservation Pest Management: Indianapolis
  • Introduction to Museum Pests - Museum of London, et al.
  • Pest Management: A practical guide, Pinniger, D. , 2008, Collections Trust , Cambridge
  • Pest management in museums, archives and historic houses, Pinniger , D., 2001. Archetype, London,
  • Pest Odyssey
  • Pesticide mitigation in museum collections : science in conservation : proceedings from the MCI workshop series, Charola, E. A. and Koestler , R. J., 2010, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute Workshop on Pesticide Mitigation (2007 : Washington, D.C.), Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press: Washington D.C.
  • What's Eating Your Collection - Collections Trust, Birmingham Museums


Risk Management