Tag: continuing education

Free Preservation Week Webinars from ALA

conservethis: Join us in celebrating Preservation Week by attending this free webinar series! April 28th – Moving Image Preservation 101Sponsored by HF Group & George Blood, LP This presentation covers the basic composition and history of film and video technology, particularly as it relates to […]

Preservation Education Directory | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

Preservation Education Directory | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) The Preservation Education Directory provides listings of educational opportunities in the United States and Canada in the area of preservation training. It includes both formal education courses from ALA-accredited institutions, as well as […]

Free Preservation Week Webinars from ALA

Join us in celebrating Preservation Week by attending this free webinar series!

April 28th – Moving Image Preservation 101Sponsored by HF Group & George Blood, LP

This presentation covers the basic composition and history of film and video technology, particularly as it relates to formats found within personal and family collections. Tips and tricks for preserving your personal moving image materials will be addressed so that future generations can continue to enjoy your family movies and videos.
More information: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/042815

April 30th – Digital Preservation for Individuals and Small Groups
Sponsored by Gaylord.

As technology changes, the greatest threat to preserving digital files is obsolescence. Files may get stuck on obsolete media or in some form that may become unusable in time. This webinar can help increase your understanding of what it takes to preserve commonly used digital files such photos, recordings, videos and documents. Learn about the nature of the digital-preservation challenge and hear about some simple, practical tips and tools to help you preserve your digital stuff.
More information: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/043015

May 1st – Disaster Response Q&A

Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything, but racing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury. This session will feature a live question-and-answer session. Participants will have an opportunity to comment on the recording of the 2010 webinar, “Disaster Response” and to ask questions of Nancy Kraft.
More information: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/050115

Historic Book Structures for Conservators Workshop, 2015

Historic Book Structures for Conservators Workshop, 2015 I’m really excited about this summers Historic Book Structures for Conservators, which will be held at The Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. July 1-31, 2015. This is a fantastic opportunity for serious students and professional conservators who want […]

Fundamentals of Preservation Class

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Preservation Session 1: February 23 – March 20, 2015 Four-week online course that introduces participants to the principles, policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives. It is designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all […]

Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts

Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts

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risilovesink: So, we learned to sew headbands today, and I kind of hate them. Maybe because I am not very good at them. The tutor said having the bead the inactive color was mostly used for cheap trade bindings, and that her method was classier. […]

Upcoming Webinar: Dealing with Digital Assets | Connecting to Collections Online Community

Upcoming Webinar: Dealing with Digital Assets | Connecting to Collections Online Community In this webinar, Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig will give a high-level overview about digital assets from word-processing to images to audio and video and the various components that need to be considered including media […]

Fellowships, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities – Outreach (Preservation, Library of Congress)

Fellowships, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities – Outreach (Preservation, Library of Congress)

What’s Out There?” A Baseline Review of Online Resources for the Conservation Community

What’s Out There?” A Baseline Review of Online Resources for the Conservation Community “Charting the Digital Landscape of the Conservation Profession” is a research and planning project that began in 2014.  This page contains links to planning documents, survey results, meeting summaries, and other materials. […]