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.


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Educational Opportunities 

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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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Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, and Response (Part II, Harrisburg, PA)

 

Presented By:Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in…

Caring for Motion Picture Collections (Online)

Presented By: NEDCC


Description: This webinar will introduce the fundamental concepts of film preservation, with a focus on identification, storage, and care of moving image materials. The history of film, its…

Promotion and Outreach for Preservation (Online)

 Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: Topics covered include how preservation outreach can work for your institution, types of outreach activities that will highlight collections care needs, and how to get started…

Caring for Rare Books (Online)

Presented By: NEDCC


Description: Many libraries and private collections have selections of rare books, valuable works with unique bindings and delicate pages.  This webinar will introduce the issues of maintaining these…

Deciding to Digitize (Online)

Presented By: NEDCC


Description: Digital project planning begins with process of selecting what to digitize.  This webinar will examine selection from a variety of standpoints, including user needs, preservation, copyright, and…

Caring for Originals during Scanning Projects (Online)

 Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: This two-hour class will explore how digitization provides an opportunity to stabilize, re-house, and even repair the analog within your collections. We will discuss care…

Oral Histories: Care and Preservation from the Star (Online)

 Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: Popularity of oral histories has been increasing since the mid-20th century when they were used as a research tool to discover the stories of the…

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (Allentown, PA)

  

Presented By: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: Practical knowledge of preservation materials and housing design is necessary to protect collection items.  This workshop will address concerns in…

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (York, PA)

   

Presented By:Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: Practical knowledge of preservation materials and housing design is necessary to protect collection items.  This workshop will address concerns in…

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (Erie, PA)

    

Presented By:Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: Practical knowledge of preservation materials and housing design is necessary to protect collection items.  This workshop will address concerns…

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (Pittsburgh, PA)

Presented By: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description:  Practical knowledge of preservation materials and housing design is necessary to protect collection items.  This workshop will address concerns in creating safe…