Preservation Department

The Preservation Department for the Stanford University Libraries (SUL) is responsible for ensuring that the materials collected by SUL to fulfill the knowledge and information needs of the Stanford and worldwide scholarly communities are available not just for people today but for their progeny as well. In order to carry out this mission, the Preservation Department participates in a wide variety of activities and provides an array of services to the Stanford community.


  •     Treatment and Repair of Damaged and Deteriorated Materials
  •     Reformatting: Digitization, Microfilming, Photocopying
  •     Materials Preparation and Collections Housing
  •     Disaster Prevention and Response
  •     Preventive Preservation
  •     Collection Assessment


  •     Binding & Finishing
  •     Conservation & Book Repair


Stanford University Libraries
Preservation Department & Conservation Laboratory
425 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063