Core Promoting Preservation Interest Group

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Purpose: Advocates for preservation of cultural heritage materials among librarians and non-librarians by offering educational opportunities and supporting outreach efforts both inside and outside of institutional library contexts. To promote understanding of preservation principles and objectives, development of preservation skill sets, and cultivation of potential preservation funding sources.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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  • 1.  Chair for 23/24

    Posted Aug 07, 2023 02:42 PM


    I am a member of the Core Interest Groups Coordinating Committee.  We are working to identify the current chairs for all IG Groups and we don't have a chair listed for the Promoting Preservation IG. Will you current chair please email me ( or complete the May 2023 report showing the new chair's name?



    Dennis Smith
    Associate Dean
    West Virginia University

  • 2.  RE: Chair for 23/24

    Posted Oct 11, 2023 03:43 PM

    Hi Dennis, we reached out to Jenny this week to answer this questions. Hopefully the web pages will be updated soon with new information.

    Beth Doyle
    Head, Conservation Services Dept.
    Duke University William R. Perkins Library