On this page you can find introductory information about how to care for the electronics in your museum collection.

Best Practices

The National Park Service offers some tips on caring for cellulose nitrate film.

The Washington State Film Preservation Manual will help you understand the varieties of film in your collection and how to best preserve them.

The National Park Service provides the basics to caring for archival compact discs.

Additionally, here you can find a guide to caring for CDs and DVDs.

Tips & Tricks

From the Illinois Collection Preservation Network, a webinar on audiovisual and media preservation.