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Web Resources

National Park Service Heritage Preservaton Services the division of the National Park Service that helps identify, evaluate, protect and preserve historic properties
National Trust for Historic Preservation
a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities
Association for Preservaton Technology a cross-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation an independent federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our nation's historic resources, and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy
Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation an inter-disciplinary professional organization which is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes in all their variety, from formal gardens and public parks to rural expanses
National Council for Preservation Education

a non-profit educational corporation committed to e ncouraging and assisting in the development and improvement of historic preservation education programs and endeavors in the United States and elsewhere

Getty Conservation Institute an organization that works internationally to advance the field of conservation through scientific research, field projects, education and training, and the dissemination of information in various media
Preservation Resources A to Z a list of web sites addressing fields and issues related to preservation and conservation
Historic Preservation: A Guide to Resources (UC-Berkeley) a guide to strategies and resources for students beginning research on the conservation, preservation or restoration of historic buildings, landscapes or cities, with an emphasis on California and the Bay Area
PreserveNet a comprehensive database for preservationists of regularly updated internet resources and current professional opportunities
National Register of Historic Places Information System a database containing information on places listed in or determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
National Archeological Database a computerized communications network for the archeological and historic preservation community to improve access to information on archeological activities in the U.S.

Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present

Library of Congress collections documenting achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States and its territories. Includes digitized images of measured drawings, black-and-white photographs, color transparencies, photo captions, data pages including written histories, and supplemental materials.
Historic House Museums in the United States database searchable by name, geographic location, or date of historic house museums in the U.S.
Historic Charleston Foundation organization dedicated to to preserving and protecting the integrity of Charleston's architectural, historical and cultural heritage
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training National Park Service division that equips preservation professionals with progressive technology-based research and training
International Council on Monuments and Sites an international non-governmental organization of professionals, dedicated to the conservation of the world's historic monuments and sites
UNESCO World Heritage Centre coordinates all matters within the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) related to the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity
Canadian Conservation Institute promotes the proper care and preservation of Canada's moveable cultural heritage and advances the practice, science, and technology of conservation
National Building Museum museum dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning
English Heritage organization dedicated to protecting and promoting England's spectacular historic environment and ensuring that its past is researched and understood
Recent Past Preservation Network organization dedicated to building public education and awareness of the recent past (a moving window of approximately fifty years time), specifically, those buildings that are not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places because the structures are less than fifty years old

Historic Preservation Librarian

Kathy Edwards
112 Lee Hall
Emery A. Gunnin Architecture Library
(864) 656-4289