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Store and preserve records—resources and suppliers

Read more about preserving records and find suppliers of archival products, specialist photographic and audio-visual services, and data capture services.

More information

General information–Australia

reCollections (produced by Collections Australia Network), Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM)

Standard for the storage of archival records (excluding digital records), National Archives of Australia (NAA)

Looking after your family archive, National Archives of Australia (NAA)

Preserving your collections, State Library of Queensland

Conservation guides, State Library of Victoria

General information–International

Conservation Publications and Resources, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)

Conservation tools and resources, Canadian Conservation Institute

Services and information, Canadian Heritage Information Network

Resources for Conservation Professionals, Conservation OnLine (CoOL)

Publications and Resources, Getty Conservation Institute

Care, Handling and Storage of Removable media, The National Archives UK

NEDCC Preservation Leaflets, Northeast Document Conservation Center

Museum Management Program, US National Park Service

Audiovisual and photographic resources

Publications, Image Permanence Institute

IASA publications, International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives

Preservation, National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA)

Resources, Wilhelm Imaging Research

Identifying audio and Identifying video, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Digitisation and digital preservation

Digitization, Canadian Heritage Information Network

Digital Preservation Management, Cornell University

Resources for digital curators, Digital Curation Centre

Digital Preservation Handbook, Digital Preservation Coalition

Digitisation, JISC

Digital Preservation, Library of Congress

Digitization Services Products and Services, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Digitisation Toolkit, State Library of Queensland

Suppliers

This table lists suppliers of archival products, specialist photographic and audio-visual services, and data capture services.

Note: QSA does not recommend or endorse suppliers. It is your responsibility to discuss your requirements with intended suppliers.

Archival products (material and equipment)

NameServicesContact
Albox AustraliaPolypropylene ring binders, folders, boxes, etc.Phone: 1300 799 209
Address: 75 Manton Street, Hindmarsh SA 5007
Authorised Albox Reseller - Studio 105Studio 105 is the authorised reseller of Albox products in Queensland.Phone: (07) 3870 2675
Address: 1/109 Indooroopilly Road, Taringa QLD 4068

Archival Survival

 

Archival quality storage products and equipment.

Phone: 1300 781 199
Address: PO Box 1139, Doncaster East VIC 3109

Conservation ResourcesArchival quality storage products and equipment.Phone: 1800 641 277
Address: PO Box 210, Enmore NSW 2042
GuisePak [GuiseGroup Pty Ltd]Manufacture archival quality packaging including paper, board and box material.Phone: 03 9584 8388
Address: 18 Taunton Drive, Cheltenham VIC 3192
Plastics AustraliaSpecialise in polypropylene products including folder, box and filing system materials.Phone: 07 3266 1200 or 1800 100 717 (regional)
Address: 53 Union Street, Toombul QLD 4012

Preservation Australia

Consultancy and workshop/ seminar services.

Provide archival quality storage products.

Phone: 1300 651 408
Address: PO Box 210, Enmore NSW 2042

State Library Shop [State Library of Queensland]

Archival papers, polypropylene and polyester materials in small quantities.

Phone: 3840 7576
Email: thelibraryshop@slq.qld.gov.au
Address: State Library of Queensland–Stanley Place, South Bank, PO Box 3488, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Ty-Tite Products

 

Produce Ty-Tite file fasteners.

Phone: (03) 9555 7057
Address: 14 Bricker Street, Cheltenham North VIC 3192 / PO Box 144, Bentleigh East VIC 3165

Zetta FlorenceArchival quality storage products including polypropylene albums and boxes, archival quality boxes and albums and NAA compliant 500 year papers.Phone: (03) 9417 3365
Address: 197B Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Specialist photographic and audio-visual services

NameServicesContact

DAMsmart

 

Treatment, digitisation and digital asset management services for a range of film, video, audio and optical formats.

Phone: (02) 6242 6456
Address: 32 Essington Street, Mitchell ACT 2911

Crystal Mastering

Digitisation for a range of audio formats.

Phone: (03) 9484 8814
Address: 77 Newman Street, Thornbury VIC 3071

FATS Digital

Treatment, digitisation and digital asset management services for a range of film, video, audio and optical formats.

Phone: (02) 9417 8666
Address: Unit 1B/372 Eastern Valley Way, Chatswood NSW 2067

Fotofast

Lab services including developing, printing and scanning of various photographic film and print materials.

Phone: 07 3229 5083
Address: 200 Moggill Road, Taringa QLD 4068

ProlabLab services including developing, printing and scanning of various photographic film and print materials.Phone: 07 3195 4919
Address: Suite 1 Unit 2/38 Bishop Street, Kelvin Grove QLD 4059

Data capture services (including microfilming and scanning)

NameServicesContact
Micrographic ApplicationsMicrofilming and digitisation of cards, documents; maps/plans and microforms.Phone: 07 3348 9577
Address: 17b Graystone Street, Tingalpa QLD 4173
Queensland MicrographicsVariety of microfilming and digitisation services.Phone: (07) 4724-0492
Address: 272 Sturt Street, Townsville QLD 4810
AvantixLarge format scanning and printing, document, aperture card, photographic, x-ray and microfilm roll and fiche digitisation.Phone: 07 3211 7710
Address: Unit 3/20 Smallwood Place, Murarrie QLD 4172
FilescanRange of digitisation services.Phone: 0417 611 621
Address: Suite 329/421 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006