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Preservation Department



The Preservation department manages the long-term preservation of library collections for use in teaching, research, digital projects, and exhibitions around the world through the integrated work of three units:


Oversees all aspects of collections care including, environmental monitoring, integrated pest management, collection assessment, disaster response training, and preservation education.

Binding and Finishing

Processes library materials for circulation and shelving, including bindery services, shelf preparation, and marking.

Conservation Services

Provides conservation treatment, exhibit loan support, assessments, training, and consultation.

Workflows and procedures for Stanford affiliates are available on Consul.
Please contact us for more information about the work we do in support of Stanford University Libraries.


Preservation Department
557 Escondido Mall
MC: 3105
Stanford, CA 94305

Conservation Services
500 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063


Richenda Brim
Head, Preservation Dept
Kristen St. John
Head, Conservation Services
Laura M Cameron
Head, Binding & Finishing