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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 

    • 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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Digitization for Small Institutions

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  This four-hour class, which will be offered online in two-hour increments for two successive days, focuses on preparing for and writing grants for digitization and/or preservation…

Emergency 911: Decision Making for Managers

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  Disaster can strike at any time in any locale, disrupting operations, threatening human safety, and damaging or destroying collections. The repercussions of a major disaster can…

Housing Solutions

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…

Preservation of Photographic Materials

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  Photographic materials present significant preservation concerns in cultural heritage collections. They are often heavily used and are fragile and susceptible to damage due to improper handling…

Environmental Management: Stewardship & Sustainability

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


This program will explore new approaches to controlling environmental conditions in cultural institutions. Leading experts in the field will present physically and…

Housing Solutions

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…

Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  For many institutions, scrapbooks are one of the most problematic formats in their collections. Common in the 19th and early 20th century, scrapbooks are a unique…

Housing Solutions

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…

Digitization for Small Institutions (Live Webinar)

Date: 11/13/13-11/14/13

 
Start Time: 4pm ET                 
 
End Time: 6pm ET   
 
Presented by: LYRASIS
 
Brief Description:
Participants will work with the instructor to answer a series of questions designed…

Fragile Imaging: Lantern Slides, Glass Plate Negatives and Daguerreotypes

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  This two-hour online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed to evaluate the condition of fragile nineteenth century materials and plan for…

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…

Oral Histories: Care and Preservation from the Start

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…

Caring for Originals during Scanning Projects

Presented by:  LYRASIS


Description:  This class will review the basics of materials care and handling of paper based collections and explores how digitization provides an opportunity to stabilize, re-house…

Preservation Best Practices for Optimal Collections Care

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: Archivists, collections managers, librarians, curators, and other staff members involved in collections care must manage a variety of tasks, including…

Preservation Best Practices for Optimal Collections Care

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: Archivists, collections managers, librarians, curators, and other staff members involved in collections care must manage a variety of tasks, including…

Preservation Best Practices for Optimal Collections Care

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: Archivists, collections managers, librarians, curators, and other staff members involved in collections care must manage a variety of tasks, including…

Archives Preservation (Live Webinar)

Presented by:  LYRASIS
 

Brief Description:

Preservation is a fundamental component to any archival program. This class will provide students with a practical approach to preserving the manuscript collections and records…

Preservation Best Practices for Optimal Collections Care

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

 
Description: Archivists, collections managers, librarians, curators, and other staff members involved in collections care must manage a variety of tasks, including…

Preserving Your Photographic Collections

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


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

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…