Preservation and Conservation
The Preservation Department is responsible for the preservation of library collections in all formats, including books, archival materials, audio, film, and digital collections. The department includes a conservation lab with conservators and technicians who perform a broad range of conservation treatments aimed at preserving both general and special collections as well as supporting exhibits and outreach. Read about our education and outreach efforts.
Learn more about the broad range of programs and services designed to improve the useful life of collections:
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Detailed reports, assessment surveys, planning documents, and disaster response information are available to Northwestern University Library staff through StaffWeb 2.0. Other inquiries may be directed to Tonia Grafakos, Chief Conservator, at email@example.com or 847-491-3837.Back to top