Updates and enhancements for a multi-task conservation database

Jim Roberts


In 1988, A Multi-Task Conservation Database was developed to manage conservation data of the collection, to compute treatment hours, to plan treatments, and to establish treatment priorities. A short lecture and demonstration was held at the Cincinnati AIC meeting. Approximately 15% of the participants asked for further information. Nearly 30% of those receiving the information requested copies of the program.

The following key enhancements were added: to count the maintenance cycles, to automatically report the maintenance treatments, to handle multiple case loads, and to provide query reports on multiple fields.