RAP

REGIONAL
ALLIANCE for
PRESERVATION

The Regional Alliance for Preservation provides information and resources on preservation and conservation for cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States.

Educational Opportunities 

    • Constructing book supports at a CCAHA workshop

RAP organizations offer training and educational programs for professional collections managers. Topics range from environmental monitoring and disaster planning and mitigation, to housekeeping for historic houses and preserving electronic records. Please click on an event for more details.

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Storage Boxes for 3-D Objects (Philadelphia, PA)

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the general parameters for three dimensional object storage and care. Examples of storage boxes—good, better, and best--will be shared. Along with discussions about suitable…

Giving Voice: Interpreting & Preserving Oral Histories (Denver, CO)

After countless advances in audiovisual technology during the 20th century, libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies, families, and individuals set out to capture the stories of the past through recordings. This oral history material…

The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times (Chicago, IL)

Presented by:

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

Hosted and Co-Sponsored by:
Newberry Library

About the Program:
Millions of books are contained in 21st-century libraries, museums, archives, and special collections.…

Designing a Digital Imaging Project: Planning and Fundraising (Philadelphia, PA)

In recent years, interest has been growing among funders for creative projects that increase accessibility of important collections through digitization. This educational program will examine some current funding opportunities for digital…