The Alliance has compiled this set of conservation planning resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.
AAM provides Tier 3 museum members with sample conservation plans from museums of all types and sizes.
The Minnesota Historical Society shares its Long-Range Preservation Plan (PDF). The 97-page document integrates collections preservation priorities across the institution, including objects, manuscripts, oral histories, state archives, sound recordings, photographs, newspapers, books, art, and archeology. Part I lays out the action plan and timetable. Part II summarizes each collection’s needs and prioritizes actions and resources to meet those needs.
The University of Illinois developed the Preservation Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) to help collection managers prioritize efforts to improve conditions of collections.
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NDCC) offers this webpage on the importance of developing a preservation plan and covers how to conduct a needs assessment.