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Speak to the Past and it Shall Teach Thee, Special Collection, John Carter Brown Library (1904), Brown University, Providence, RI.  

Preservation Today: Its Strengths and Weaknesses

Assess then strengths and weaknesses of preservation, today.

This is a sort of an architectural conservation "existing conditions" report. As such, look for the underlying causes of any issues.

Do not make recommendations.

Cite your references, and note [in brackets] where, how your obtained these resources.

  1. Citation Style Guides: Citing Your Sources, RWU
  2. RefWorks Create their own personal database by importing references from online databases.


Begin to investigate and use more of the research resource on the RWU Web site, listed below. We will be investigating these in greater depth after presentation of Preservation Today. There may be some repetition of resources. You will need to log in if off campus.


  1. Newspapers
  2. Electronic Journals
  3. Full-Text Databases
  4. Databases & Article Searching
  5. EBSCO Research Database
  6. LexisNexis
  7. Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Web
  8. Proquest Databases
  9. New Databases 2005 (select)
    1. AntrhoSourceAnthroSource
    2. ARTstor
    3. BioOne
    4. Treaties & International Agreements