Preventive Conservation

SCC Ltd use Tinytag2 Dataloggers to measure relative humidity and temperature. These dataloggers are calibrated regularly to ensure accurate readings.

Ruth has spent many years working throughout the UK assisting libraries with passive treatment programs such as large scale book and shelf cleaning, re-housing projects, shelf supports and boxing. Ian spent 5 years working as the Preventive Conservation Manager at Lambeth Palace Library where he helped care for its priceless collections housed at Lambeth Palace. With this extensive experience of providing preventive conservation advice as well as implementing passive treatments, we are able to advise on, and improve most storage and display environments and can recommend specialist consultants where required.

We are able to offer the following Preventive Conservation services:

Large or small library and archive moves

Library and archive cleaning

Environmental assessments and reporting

Insect and Pest Management

Emergency and Disaster Planning

Collection Care Policy Advice.