Membership informs your work, connects you with your colleagues, and advances your career. Share knowledge, celebrate accomplishment, and lead the field.

Institutional Members



Museums, libraries, archives, universities, corporations, and other large entities can join and pass benefits can transfer benefits from employee to another throughout the year.

All-campus IP-based journal access is available only through our publisher Taylor & Francis.




Stay informed on national and international conservation news and issues with our quarterly newsletterwhich regularly features position openings and new products, publications, and techniques.


Stay up-to-date on groundbreaking research with four annual issues of our journal, as well as access to back issues, which contain treatment articles, book reviews, and short notes on current conservation issues, scientific studies, and technical procedures.

Member Directory

Search by name, designation, organization, location, e-mail address, specializations, and/or interests in our online member directory of more than 3,700 members.

Online Community

Get access to our online community, a discussion board that connects members and fosters conversation and collaboration among professionals at all stages in their career. 

Member Meetups

Join your fellow members for our online member-only monthly meetups that feature informal topic discussions and presentations from various committees and groups with the organization.

Professional Development Discounts

Receive special rates for our annual meeting and continuing education to keep your skills up-to-date and build lifelong connections with other conservation professionals.

Groups and Networks

Join various groups and networks, which provide a technical focus for educational exchange and a way to connect with your peers in your specialty through programs and publications.

Academic Research Discount

Receive a 50% discount on JPASS, an access plan for individuals that serves as your personal library card to the rich selection of journals on JSTOR.

Preservation Book Discount

Receive a 20% discount on preservation and conservation books published by Routledge.