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Free Preservation 101 Textbook

Just in time for Preservation Week 2015, NEDCC is pleased to announce the online textbook for Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections. This free resource provides a basic introduction to the concepts and standards used to build an effective preservation program and […]

Free Webinar: Creating Scrapbooks That Last

REGISTER HERE May 1, 2015  12:30pm – 1:30pm FreeRegistration deadline: April 30, 2015Maximum class size: 95Class level: BeginnerInstructor: Frances Harrell, NEDCC Preservation Specialist Location: Live Webinar Scrapbooks are unique artifacts that represent personal and historical records, but often include a mix of materials and formats […]

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

Coming Up: Caring for Books | Connecting to Collections Online Community

Coming Up: Caring for Books | Connecting to Collections Online Community This Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) the Connecting to Collections Online Community is hosting a free, 60-minute webinar that will cover the basic storage and handling concerns for any institution holding […]

FREE WEBINAR: Preserving Scrapbooks

FREE WEBINAR: Preserving Scrapbooks Got scrapbooks? Want to know how to preserve your scrapbooks? Want to know how to make scrapbooks that won’t make a conservator pull out their hair in frustration 30 years in the future from now? Well, then have I got the […]