These webcasts demonstrate some of the available processes for preserving documents.

Book wrapping

Infrequently used deteriorated books can be wrapped in buffered paper or fitted with polyester book jackets


Encapsulation protects documents from rough treatment and holds fragile items together, but it is also reversible and does not harm the document with use of heat or adhesives.

Map preservation

How to look after your maps

Collection Preservation videos

A range of videos exploring conservation and digitisation activities and equipment used within Collection Preservation at State Library of Queensland.