(The numbers in parentheses after each project name refer to the page numbers in the original report in which the project was mentioned.)


Australia

National Library of Australia
Study of accelerated aging and rate of degradation (6)

Screensound Australia
National Film and Sound Archive
Testing of magnetic media (34)

Austria

Institut für Papierrestaurierung
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Österreichisches Kunststoffinstitut Arsenal
Study of life expectancy studies of magnetic tape (33)
Studies of how to estimate life expectancy of magnetic tape (34)

Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Österreichisches Staatsarchiv
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Phonogrammarchiv der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Life expectancy studies of magnetic tape (33)
Studies of how to estimate life expectancy of magnetic tape (34)

Canada

CCI
Canadian Conservation Institute
Study of accelerated aging (5, 7)
Study of impact of acid-emissive materials on cellulose-containing materials (10)
Monitoring of paper degradation (11)
Preparation of draft permanent paper standard for Canada (13)
Study of effects of laser radiation on surfaces of natural organic materials (17)
Development of suction devices for conservation treatment (22)
Investigation of suitability of polystyrene products for archival storage (32)
Research on disaster recovery of modern machine-readable information carriers (35)
Quantification of effects of controlled-atmosphere fumigation and thermal treatments for pest control (37)
Design of prototye solar-heated extermination bag (38)
Investigation of prototype oxygen-scavenging cell (40)
Development of a module to supply filtered and humidity-controlled air to reach interiors of display cases (40)
Development of improved guide for lighting displays (41)
Study of effect of changes in polyethylene foam-making process on deterioration mechanism of foam products (42)

National Film Board of Canada
Comparison of effectiveness of acid-detection strips (27)

Czech Republic

State Central Archives
Study of techniques of EtO disinfection (14-15)
Study of nonaqueous treatment of ink corrosion (16)
Development of guidelines for protection of archival and library materials from light during exhibition (41)

Denmark

Dancan International Sales
Development of acid-detection technology (27-28)

Royal Library
Study of effects of freeze-drying on strength and stability of paper (16)

Technical University of Denmark
Department of Biotechnology
Participation in PRE-MAL investigations of pest control methods on insects, artifacts, and humans (39)

France

Centre de Recherches sur la Conservation des Documents Graphiques (CRCDG)
Study of paper disinfection techniques (14-15)
Study of disinfecting capacity of beta radiation and microwaves (15)
Investigation of different stages in Wei T’o deacidification procedure (19)
Comparison of protective quality of MicroChamber with that of other archival papers (22)
Study of effects of polyester film encapsulation on paper (23)
Study of degradation of photographic gelatin caused by nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide (25)
Study of causes of decay of nitrate and acetate film (26-27)
Study of main species of fungi responsible for film degradation (28)
Study of a new light dosimeter for exhibition of photos and sensitive artifacts (31-32)
Study of antifungal properties of essential oils (38)

Musée du Louvre
Studies of foxing stains (9-10)

Université de La Rochelle
Studies of foxing stains (9-10)

Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Studies of foxing stains (9-10)

Germany

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und-prüfung (BAM)
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Bundesarchiv
Investigation into research needs for magnetic tape preservation; evaluation of ongoing programs (33)

Freie Universität Berlin
Kunsthistorisches Institut
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Zentrum für Bucherhaltung GmbH (ZFB)
Development of mass-conservation system for loose sheets of paper (21)

Italy

Istituto Centrale per la Patologia del Libro
Participation in SAVE ART oxygen reduction and pest control project (39)

MASTER S.r.l.
Participation in SAVE ART oxygen reduction and pest control project (39)

Resource Group Integrator S.r.l.
Participation in SAVE ART oxygen reduction and pest control project (39)

Israel

Hebrew University
Development of laser cleaning technique for daguerrotypes (29)

Israel Museum
Development of laser cleaning technique for daguerrotypes (29)

The Netherlands

Koninklijke Bibliotheek
National Library of the Netherlands
Study of accelerated aging (6)

Multipak BV
Development of polyester film encapsulation (23)

Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (NICH)
Study of accelerated aging and rate of degradation (6)
Study of iron and sulfur migration from ink (10)
Study of effects of iron gall on emission of volatile organic compounds from paper (11)
Development of microanalytical methods for characterizing the condition of paper (11)
Study of chemiluminescence (12)
Study of wet/dry interface phenomenon (13-14)
Research on treatment of ink corroded paper (16)

Shell Research and Technology Centre
Study of iron and sulfur migration from ink (10)
Study of effects of iron gall on emission of volatile organic compounds from paper (11)

TNO Institute of Industrial Research
Paper Production Technology
Study of accelerated aging and rate of degradation (6)
Study of air polllution and deacidification (8)

Poland

Jagiellonian University
Study of accelerated aging (5)

Slovak Republic

Slovak National Archives
Study of accelerated aging and rate of paper degradation (6)
Study of EtO disinfection (14-15)

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana
Development of analytical approaches to elucidation of cellulose degradation (12)
Study of chemiluminescence (12)
Study of oxidative processes in paper (12)
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

National and University Library
Conservation Department
Development of analytical approaches to elucidation of cellulose degradation (12)
Study of oxidative processes in paper (12)
Study of nonaqueous treatment of ink corrosion (16)
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)

Spain

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Biologicas (CSIC)
Participation in SAVE ART oxygen reduction and pest control project (39)

Sweden

Göteborg University
Study of effects of air pollution and climate on paper stability (8)

Karolinska Institute
Participation in PRE-MAL investigations of pest control methods on insects, artifacts, and humans (39)

National Museum
Investigation of role of oxygen in ink corrosion (11)

National Museum of Science and Technology
Participation in PRE-MAL investigations of pest control methods on insects, artifacts, and humans (39)

Skokloster Castle
Participation in PRE-MAL investigations of pest control methods on insects, artifacts, and humans (39)

Swedish National Testing and Research Institute
Participation in PRE-MAL investigations of pest control methods on insects, artifacts, and humans (39)

Swedish Museum of Natural History
Participation in SAVE ART oxygen reduction and pest control project (39)

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Environmental Assessment
Participation in PRE-MAL investigations of pest control methods on insects, artifacts, and humans (39)

Switzerland

Berner Fachhochschule
Study of early non-photographic copying techniques (21)

United Kingdom

Central Science Laboratory
Participation in SAVE ART oxygen reduction and pest control project (39)

Manchester Metropolitan University
Development of new techniques for monitoring breakdown of polyester film (26)

Victoria & Albert Musuem
Study of molecular sieves for extending life of cellulose acetate photo negatives (32)

Ware, Mike
Study of conservation of cyanotypes (28)

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Development of accelerated-aging tests (6-7)

Buffalo State College, Art Conservation Department
Study of surface tarnish on daguerreotypes (27)

Carnegie Mellon Research Institute
Study of migration of degradation products (10)
Chemical studies of beneficial effects of calcium-enriched wash water in conservation treatment (20)

Cornell University
Study of effects of neem products on treated materials (20)

Getty Conservation Institute
Testing of enclosures for nitrogen fumigation of pests (38)

Image Permanence Institute (IPI)
Rochester Institute of Technology
Development of risk audits for nitrate and safety-based film collections (26)
Studies of the effect of storage environments on film stability and longevity (29)
Study of how storage environment and storage enclosures can be used to extend life of films (30-31)

Library of Congress
Study of accelerated aging (6-7)
Study of role of acid formation in paper aging (9)
Study of effects of aqueous and non-aqueous deacidification treatments on manuscripts with iron gall ink (17)
Investigation of deacidification of paper artifacts with Bookkeeper (19)
Study of effects of deacidification on life expectancy of paper-based collections (20)

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Study of surface tarnish on daguerreotypes (27)

NARA Document Conservation Laboratory
Study of impact of previous deacidification on conservation and care of paper artifacts (20)
Study of effect of nitrogen dioxide on archival box boards and model papers (23)
Testing of exhibit and storage materials (42)

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
Investigation of prototype oxygen-scavenging cell (40)

National Media Lab (NML)
Development of risk audits for magnetic tape collections (26)

Old Town Editions Inc.
Evaluation of three methods of cold storage for photographic materials (30)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Examination of lighting technique to reduce rates of light-induced damage on artifacts (41)

Smithsonian Institution
Study of accelerated and natural aging of paper (6)
Study of suitable conditions of RH in the museum environment (24)
Study of allowable temperature and RH ranges for safe use and storage of photographic materials (30)
Investigation of safe ranges for storage climate of paper and artifacts, and of effects of temperature and relative humidity (40)

University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine
Study of surface tarnish on daguerreotypes (27)

Vikwood Botanicals
Vikwood Ltd.
Development of Margosan-O (20)

Vatican City

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Participation in Laser Cleaning of Paper and Parchment Project (17-18)