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Finding the Poetry in Museum Environmental Monitoring

While caring for the special collections at the University of Arizona Poetry Center Library, Sarah Kortemeir worries about relative humidity, data loggers and environmental monitoring—while also serving as the library’s director. Read about how Conserv helps her monitor the collections, so she has more time to do what she does best.
Man with grey short hair in a blue shirt examining shark jaw in a museum storage

Prehistoric Collections, not Prehistoric Collections Monitoring!

Jun Ebersole is a paleontologist at McWade Science Center in Alabama, but for years, he was using outdated and unreliable monitors in his collections management and environmental monitoring. Now, the only thing archaic in his collections facility are the fossils, not the tools he’s using to preserve them!

Conserv Welcomes Melissa King

Melissa King is one of Conserv's newest team members! She comes to us from a Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Preventive Conservation at the Smithsonian, and she is eager to help us build our connections with the preservation community.

Conserv features: Real-time alerts

Conserv's real-time alerts give you a little more peace of mind to focus on other collection issues.

Environmental Monitoring & Working from Home

On a normal day disconnected data loggers are a small hassle, but when there's a real emergency non-wireless solutions just don't work at all.

Environmental levels: let go of standards, embrace your baselines

If you're not 100% sure what environment is appropriate for your collection, you're not alone. Making sense of the standards and recommendations is hard.

Environmental Monitoring for Storage

Storage spaces are difficult to monitor. Environmental monitoring for storage is important, and Conserv makes it easy.

Environmental Monitoring for Loans

The whole process of collecting, analyzing, and sharing environmental data for loans is now much simpler.

Why LoRaWAN for Environmental Monitoring

LoRaWAN is a great solution for wireless, conservation-focused environmental monitoring.

Environmental Monitoring for Collections

Environmental monitoring for collections is a process of observation, interpretation, action, and evaluation.