Sources of conservation supplies and services

This page contains lists of preservation-related suppliers/service providers, both for-profit and not-for-profit. They include both web resources and info about entities not accessible via the web.

See also

NB These lists are not maintained by CoOL directly, but by various organizations and individuals. If you wish to offer corrections or suggestions concerning the content of these pages, please get in touch with the authors directly.

General resources
Art Supplies and materials
Service Providers

General resources
Restoration Supplies

The Bookbinder's Toolbox
Buy, sell, exchange bookbinder's tools and equipment

John Burke
Materials & Equipment for Anoxic Fumigation. June

Colorado Preservation Alliance
Resource List
Disaster Recovery Resource List

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Care, Handling, and Storage of Photographs: Supplies

The Music Trader
Directory of suppliers to musical instrument makers and repairers

Graham Newton
Audio Restoration Supplies and Equipment

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Preservation Suppliers and Services. Coverage includes:

Archival Supplies and Equipment
Bookbinding - Library
Bookbinding - Supplies and Equipment
Emergency Supplies and Equipment
Environmental Engineering & Design
Environmental Monitors
Exhibit Materials, Design, & Construction
Indoor Air Quality - Services
Pest Control
Scientific Supplies and Equipment
Storage Equipment, Furnishings, and Supplies
Storage Facilities
Time Capsule Manufacturing
Transport Companies

Sources of Conservation & Preservation Products and Services
Disaster Recovery Services & Supplies

Smithsonian Institution
Art Conservation Suppliers

Conservation Supplies Available in Turkey

Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN)
(by subscription)

Home of the Conservation Information Network (CIN) databases, including:
Materials Database (MCIN). Products used in conservation along with related technical data and conservators' notes on their use.
Suppliers Database (ACIN). List of suppliers on commercial conservation products, notes on product lines, and addresses of suppliers in 40 countries.

Art Supplies and materials

Art A-Z
Art Supplies and Materials

fineArt Forum
Supplies and Resources

Service Providers

See also Commercial services

Library Binding Institute Members
Member Binders

Library of Congress
Vendors offering preservation photocopying service


Jeanne Drewes
Some Insurance Companies with Cultural Institutions Policies
Insurance Sources
Library Insurance Bibliography

Paper Manufacturers (Pulp and Paper Jump List). Links to the web sites of many paper mills.

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