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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 formats found within personal and family collections. Tips and tricks […]

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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 informal sessions, workshops, and webinars available through various organizations. The […]

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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 […]

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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 to eat, drink, live and breath historic book structures for […]

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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 levels of responsibility. Provides tools to begin extending the useful […]

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Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts

Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts muspeccoll: Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts introduces you to the study of early text technologies, focusing especially on the medieval book and other written objects. A couple of us here in Special Collections are taking this online course on medieval manuscript production.  We’re excited – class starts today! Boosting this because…AWESOME opportunity […]

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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. But I find getting the bead in the active color […]

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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 type and formats, storage, metadata, preservation, and accessibility. Discussion will […]

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

Fellowships, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities – Outreach (Preservation, Library of Congress) The eight opportunities listed below are intended for students in preservation who seek further training in general collections conservation, special collections conservation, collections stabilization and rehousing, library binding, preservation reformatting, or preservation science. Jump to the Library’s National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. Search all internships offered at […]

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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.   The project is funded by grants from The Andrew […]