Directory of Archival Consultants

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This easy-to-use Directory of Archival Consultants contains information about experts across the country who provide professional consulting services on various aspects of archives and archiving. All listings in this directory are paid listings. Information provided by consultants is not independently checked or verified.

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Digital Archivy is a turnkey archival consulting firm based in New York, NY that works with institutions to

  • Conduct needs assessments and user surveys and identify standards and best practice
  • Update digital preservation strategy,  policies, plans, workflows and road maps
  • Launch digital archives, add metadata, and provide research on users, options, and other...
Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival standards; Cataloging; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management; Management and administration; Outreach and public programs; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation
Contact Name: David Kay, MLS
Brooklyn, NY

Digital Bedrock provides secure, managed digital preservation services to ensure your digital content is usable when you need it. Our off-cloud architecture combines object storage technologies with green and secure storage, so our clients have a minimal carbon footprint. We manage the content over time by monitoring its bit health and format obsolescence vulnerabilities, as well as managing geographically dispersed redundant storage for disaster recovery.

As a related service, we also help clients save their digital content by migrating their data...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Artist Archives; Artist Estates; Copyrights research; Digital Preservation; Inventories; Digitization / digital program development; Preservation policy and procedures development; Project Management; Public cloud offerings/implementation; Electronic records management; Storage and housing
Contact Name: Linda Tadic
Los Angeles, CA

Work with our Trusted Subject Matter Experts

Our internationally-recognized consulting team is a trusted partner in information gathering, recommending best practices, and providing guidance for decision making. To date, our services have helped over 500 clients and procured an estimated one million dollars in grant funding for cultural heritage institutions.

Areas of Expertise 

  • Digitization & Metadata
  • Disaster Planning & Response
  • Environmental Assessment & Preservation
  • Project Management
  • Space Planning
  • and more!

Cost Effective Solutions...

Expertise: Needs Assessments; Archival and Library Security; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Community Programs; Archival standards; Digital Preservation; Digitization / digital program development; Project Management; Disaster preparedness; Site assessments; Facilities planning and development; Storage and housing; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Katy Klettlinger
Serving the US and abroad

With over 40 years of expertise managing congressional collections, institution archives, and the archives of non-profits, Margery N. Sly has focused on collection development and archival appraisal, both by building the research collections at Temple University and reviewing existing collections for Temple Libraries' move to a new building.  She was involved in program planning and the move into Temple's new Charles Library (opened in August 2019) and previously managed the closure of an archives facility and relocation of collections for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In addition to serving as a member of the team...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival appraisal; Archival program evaluation; Digitization / digital program development; Facilities planning and development; Fundraising and grant writing; Strategic planning
Haddonfied, NJ

For us it's not work, we truly love what we do. With over 35 years of audiovisual production and media conversion experience, Media Transfer Service provides high-level digitization of audio, video, motion picture film and still image formats for archives and private collections both in North America and clients off-shore. We provide full-service audiovisual media digitization as well as enhancement, treatment and recovery of contaminated or damaged audiovisual media formats, tape baking services for both audiotape and videotape formats and audio/video transcription services. We also have the background and experience...

Expertise: Audio Preservation Services, Training, and Resources; Digital Archiving; Audiotape; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Videotape; Digitization; Digitization / digital program development; Preservation
Contact Name: John Schroth
East Rochester, NY

Founded in 1973, the nonprofit NEDCC | Northeast Document Conservation Center specializes in the preservation of paper- and film-based materials as well as audio recordings. The Center serves clients nationwide, including archives, government agencies, other cultural heritage organizations, and  individuals.

NEDCC provides conservation treatment and digitization for book, photograph, and paper collections, including large...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Conservation Treatment; Digital Preservation; Digitization / digital program development; Preservation policy and procedures development; Disaster preparedness; Preservation; Staff training and recruitment
Contact Name: Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services
Andover, MA

Second Space Archives Consulting provides consultative services on all aspects of the care and management of digital and physical archival collections, including management, appraisal, processing, preservation, conservation, and access. We are available to assist cultural heritage organizations including academic and public public libraries, community-based archives, museums, federal libraries & archives, and individuals with private collections, with management of their collections by applying professional standards to their archives assets. We are experienced experts with extensive knowledge in the care of traditional...

Expertise: Collection Assessment; Collection Assessment Surveys; Digital Asset Management; IRS appraisal of archives; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Minimal Processing Techniques; Archival standards; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Government relations; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Bergis Jules
Indianapolis, IN