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Collection Storage Master Plan for the NYPL Research Libraries
Rebecca Fifield, New York Public Library

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NYPL Collection Storage Master Plan (Report)
Title: NYPL Collection Storage Master Plan
Author: William Stingone
Author: Rebecca Fifield
Abstract: The Collection Storage Master Plan (CSMP) project is a pre-planning exercise supporting comprehensive long-range Research Libraries collection storage planning, emphasizing special collection storage and climate resilience. The collaborative project team included NYPL staff from Collection Management, Preservation, Collection Development, Facilities, Security, and Energy and Sustainability, supported by consultants in preservation environment, sustainability, and architecture. Project activities included a documentation review; curatorial, facilities, and security staff interviews; and onsite visits to NYPL’s 50+ storage areas at its research centers. The 97-page report includes foundational recommendations, targeted considerations for collection storage planning, and recommended action items to improve preservation.
Date: 2/1/2023
Access Model: In-house planning document. Free access to NYPL senior leaders, preservation staff, and staff involved in collection storage planning. Also available to NEH staff upon request.