Preservation and digitization are core components of the mission of Special Research Collections both to preserve our unique and rare materails for posterity and to make them more widely accessible by digitizing items for online or mediated electronic access. To facilitate this, Special Research Collections has several preservation and digization operations.

Henri Temianka Audio Preservation Lab

An endowed, world-class lab to preserve and digitize the unique and rare audio materials held by Special Research Collections named in memory of violinist Henri Temianka. 

Digital Preservation Services

A unit of Special Research Collections to digitize print and paper collections.

Audiovisual Lab

Devoted to conservation, preservation, and digitization of moving image materails, the Audiovisual Lab includes equipment to house and stabilize motion picture film and to digitize a vareity of common videotape formats.