Integrated Pest Management
American Alliance of Museums
AAM provides Tier 3 museum members with sample integrated pest management policies.
Integrated Pest Management Work Group
MuseumPests is maintained by the Integrated Pest Management Working Group, a group of collection managers, conservators and other professionals interested in integrated pest management in museums. The site offers a free pest management program (to organize pest observation data and present that data in graph and/or report format); a list of resources on topics such as pest identification, professional societies, and pest control companies; fact sheets; and PestList, an email discussion group.
Minnesota Historical Society
The Minnesota Historical Society has a technical leaflet on pest infestation in historic wooden structures (PDF), with illustrations of common culprits, tips for prevention, and advice on treatment methods.
Northeast Document Conservation Center
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) has a technical leaflet on integrated pest management. It outlines non-chemical strategies for preventing and managing pest infestation, such as housekeeping, processing incoming collections, and monitoring activity. It includes a lengthy bibliography and lists sources for supplies and services.
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research & Education
The Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education has an integrated pest management checklist (PDF) to help a museum compile accurate information about the institution and implement a program to meet its needs and priorities. It includes a sample floor plan, monitoring chart, pest identification information, and links to dozens of other sites.