Useful links


Collection Care

The Preservation Advisory Centre published some extremely useful guidance booklets on a variety of conservation issues. The topics cover basic preservation techniques, salvaging collections, environmental management, caring for books, photographs and much more.


The Hill Museum and Manuscript Library have produced a wealth of resources that are vital if you are considering a digitisation project. 

IFLA Guidelines for Planning the Digitisation of Rare Book and Manuscript Collections (in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Italian, Korean, Portuguese and Turkish)


When you are cataloguing and providing the metadata for an EAP project, you will need to access these websites:

It may also be useful to check the language and script codes that we use at the British Library.


Other organisations and programmes