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 Preservation Services at State Library of Queensland.