Fletcher Durant is the Preservation Librarian at the University of Florida Smathers Libraries. His work focuses on the preventive conservation of library and archival materials, the sustainability of cultural heritage, and risk management. He is a trained book and paper conservator and a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation. Prior to joining the University of Florida, he was the Preservation Archivist for NYU Libraries and an Assistant Conservator for Special Collection at the New York Public Library.


2008   MSIS, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin

2008   Certificate of Advanced Study in the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials, Kilgarlin Center for the Preservation of the Cultural Record, University of Texas at Austin


2003    BA, History, Wesleyan University

Blog Posts


    American Institute for Conservation

    American Library Association

    Society of American Archivists

    Association of College and Research Libraries

    Association of Library Collections and Technical Services

    Fletcher Durant

    Profile picture of Fletcher Durant


    Active 2 years, 7 months ago