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An established, environmentally controlled, fully equipped and fully insured studio in Reading with facilities to treat library and archive formats of all ages including:

  • bound material
  • maps, architectural plans and technical drawings
  • prints and flat printed material 
  • archive items, including correspondence, parchment and paper archive material 

The studio is also fully mobile, with the facility to work on site as required. 

A comprehensive collections care service is available to all clients, including:

  • Collection care assessments and conservation audits, including advice on collection management protocols and documentation and standard compliance
  • Environmental monitoring and management, including free equipment loan
  • Advice on storage, housing and the redevelopment of storage spaces
  • Exhibition and display preparation including support materials and object and caption mounting, light monitoring and management advice and couriering objects for external loan
  • Staff and volunteer training in collections care including full support literature and materials
  • Outreach activities including school engagement, visitor workshops and public speaking
  • Engagement activities including social media and website content 

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