Latest Preservation Stories

2010-06-24 12:54:00

MALVERN, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Accessible Archives, Inc., a publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced the creation of Accessible Preservatives, a wholly-owned subsidiary.

2010-06-22 09:05:00

SALT LAKE CITY, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Asset Preservation, LLC. (CAP), a national provider of general maintenance, preservation and inspection services for abandoned and nearly vacant commercial and industrial real estate began operations in February 2010.

2010-05-19 06:35:00

European researchers on Tuesday made their way into a top secret bunker in the Swiss Alps and deposited a “digital genome” that will provide the blueprint for future generations to read data stored using obsolete technology.

2010-04-21 09:07:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If recycling, reusing and reducing waste is at the heart of sustainability and "green" environmental practices, then historic preservation is one of the greenest activities that individuals and communities can undertake.

2010-04-12 09:37:00

ATLANTA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corp.

2010-03-22 09:56:00

International photo exhibition of 77 works chronicles preservation efforts of endangered cultural heritage sites in developing countries. WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meridian International Center and California-based Global Heritage Fund announce the opening of an international photographic exhibition, Preservation by Design: Safeguarding the World's Cultural Heritage on Saturday, March 20, 2010.

2010-03-03 07:58:15

Addressing one of the most urgent societal challenges of the Information Age – ensuring that valued digital information will be accessible not just today, but in the future – requires solutions that are at least as much economic and social as technical, according to a new report by a Blue Ribbon Task Force.

2010-02-08 09:02:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second of three workshops aimed at teaching contractors to repair wood windows begins today in Kalamazoo and continues through February 19.

2010-01-26 14:45:00


2009-12-02 15:33:55

Scientists may not be able to tell a good book by its cover, but they now can tell the condition of an old book by its smell. In a report in ACS' Analytical Chemistry, a semi-monthly journal, they describe development of a new test that can measure the degradation of old books and precious historical documents based on their smell.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").