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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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Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, & Response

Presented by:  Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

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

Turning Preservation Outreach into Dollars

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  Are you looking for ways to start new projects or take better care of your collections? Why not take something you are already doing or…

Metadata for Bound Volumes

Presented by: Northeast Document Conservation Center
 
Description: Intermediate to Advanced. Description forthcoming. Additional information is available at: http://www.nedcc.org/education/training.calendar.php
 
Location: Northeast Document Conservation Center
 
Speaker: Jessica Colati, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Gordon…

Advances in Raman Spectroscopy for Analysis of Cultural Heritage Materials

Location: Library of Congress

Description: Lynn Brostoff, Research Scientist (Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress); Richard Bormett, Renishaw Business Manager for Raman Products (Renishaw Inc.); Silvia Centeno, Research Scientist…

Digitizing Bound Volumes

Presented by: Northeast Document Conservation Center
 
Description: Intermediate to Advanced. Description forthcoming. Additional information is available at: http://www.nedcc.org/education/training.calendar.php
 
Location: Northeast Document Conservation Center
 
Speakers:  Bill Donovan, Digital Imaging…

Out of the Ordinary: Preserving Paper-Based Ephemera

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
 
Description:  This symposium will examine the myriad of challenges faced in preserving a wide variety of non-standard paper items produced…

Principles of Archival Management

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: This workshop will focus on topics of collection management in archival collections, particularly accessioning, processing, and providing access to material. Acquisition,…

Preserving Personal Digital Collections

Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center

 
Description: Beginner. This webinar introduces participants to the fragility of digital photos, electronic documents, and other new media and some simple, practical tips and tools…

Principles of Archival Management

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: This workshop will focus on topics of collection management in archival collections, particularly accessioning, processing, and providing access to material. Acquisition,…

Digitization for Small Institutions

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  Participants will work with the instructor to answer a series of questions designed to help them start a digitization program. The class is based on…

Principles of Archival Management

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: This workshop will focus on topics of collection management in archival collections, particularly accessioning, processing, and providing access to material. Acquisition,…

Principles of Archival Management

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: This workshop will focus on topics of collection management in archival collections, particularly accessioning, processing, and providing access to material. Acquisition,…

Book Cradles for Reading Rooms and Exhibitions

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
 
Description:  The repeated opening of rare and fragile books without supports can cause structural deterioration and textual loss. This half-day…

Preservation Management

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  In the current environment of shrinking budgets, emerging and rapidly changing technologies, and ever-expanding needs, focusing on preserving a library's resources has never been more…

Book Cradles for Reading Rooms and ExhibitionsTitle

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
 
Description:  The repeated opening of rare and fragile books without supports can cause structural deterioration and textual loss. This half-day…

Fundraising for Preservation & Conservation

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
 
Description: Through thoughtful planning and effective grant writing, your organization can be competitive in the race for public and private funding…

Fundraising for Preservation & Conservation

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
 
Description: Through thoughtful planning and effective grant writing, your organization can be competitive in the race for public and private funding…

Mammoth Materials: How to Preserve Posters, Maps and More

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  Architectural drawings, large maps, big works of art on paper, all have unique characteristics but cause common frustrations. How do we transport and store them? How…

Preserving Your Photographic Collections

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)


Photographic media are sensitive materials that require special housing to ensure their longevity. This workshop will examine suitable housing supplies, including…

Developing a Disaster Plan

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description: All libraries, archives and museums need knowledgeable staff and advanced planning to deal with the emergency situations that arise. This preparation allows for a quicker response…