Guides & Fact Sheets

In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, a growing number of organizations in the fields served by CCAHA have begun developing new programs and resources. CCAHA and our partners at DHPSNY have worked together to compile these COVID-19 resources in a single place for your reference at the link below.

View COVID-19 resources for cultural institutions.


All resources below are available as a download at the bottom of each page.

A glossary of common audiovisual preservation terminology.

In this webinar, Alan Barnett will present on the fundamental principles of managing archival materials. Content will be geared toward training staff of museums and other institutions for whom archival collections may be an important but secondary function of the institution.

A recorded webinar about collections care for objects.
A recorded webinar about collections care for paper artifacts.
A recorded webinar about collections care for photographs.

A recorded webinar about collections care for textiles.

A supply guide of cold storage tools.

A well-designed housekeeping plan serves more than one function. It not only keeps collections clean and dust-free, but also allows staff time to regularly monitor the state of the collection.