The Preservation Department ensures that the custodial assets of the University Libraries are secured for long-term viability and availability through adherence to international standards in support of research, teaching and learning at Stony Brook University.
Promote Academic Engagement
Advise the campus community, and Library faculty and staff in preservation matters as they relate to the instructional and intellectual inquiry missions of the University.
Build, Preserve, and Provide Access to Rich and Diverse Collections
Monitor and advise the Library faculty and staff in preservation matters as they relate to the environment and condition of all library and related custodial assets.
Develop Responsive Library Spaces for Diverse Communities
Provide a department that is a safe and healthy workspace for all faculty and staff.
Foster an Innovative Culture of Learning and Assessment
Educate Library faculty and staff in new and evolving curatorial and preservation standards and practices.