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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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Cultural Heritage Archives: Networks, Innovation & Collaboration

Presented by:  The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
 

Brief Description: The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress will hold a symposium entitled Cultural Heritage…

Protecting Cultural Collections: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery

 Presented by: California Association of Museums


Brief Description: The Californians Connecting to Collections Project (C3) is a two-year, statewide preservation project that provides information, education, and training to California heritage…

The Dreaded Mold

Presented by:  Minnesota Association of Museums
 

Brief Description: Minnesota Association of Museums 2013 Annual Meeting

Mold spores lurk in the dark in every museum and library.  Given the opportunity,…

Identifying, Storing, and Preserving Historic Photographic Materials

Presented by: Minnesota Association of Museums
 

Brief Description: Minnesota Association of Museums 2013 Annual Meeting

This half-day workshop will discuss how early photographic prints on paper were made and how…

Searching for Sound: Introduction to Public Broadcasting Core (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
This two-hour online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed to implement Public Broadcasting Core metadata in your institution. For those familiar…

Cooperative Community Emergency Response and Recovery Town Hall

Presented By: LYRASIS
 

Description: There are many examples of cultural heritage organizations working with emergency management agencies to create community-wide networks that support joint planning, response and recovery. These partnerships…

Managing Digital Projects with CONTENTdm (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
Managing Digital Projects with CONTENTdm introduces new and beginning users to CONTENTdm software. Students will experience the CONTENTdm interface and gain a functional understanding of the…

Care of Collections: Paper

 Presented by: Western Museum Association


Brief Description: Preconference workshop at the Western Museum Association's Annual Meeting. Topics addressed in this informative workshop focus on the specific needs of paper-based collections…

Metadata for CONTENTdm (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
This two-hour online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed to understand the Dublin core elements and to adapt the CONTENTdm administrative…

Library of Congress Columbus Day Open House

Presented by: Library of Congress


Brief Description: Conservators will be among the Library staff available and will demonstrate the Library's online preservation resources and answer preservation questions. For more information: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2013/13-160.html…

Emergency 911: Decision Making for Managers (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief 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…

Preserving Your Photographic Collections

Presented by: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

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

Establishing Emergency Response Networks for Cultural Collections (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
Disasters big and small can affect buildings and the collections they hold at any time. In the crucial first hours, you shouldn’t have to worry about…

Introduction to Dublin Core

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: This live webinar offers a deeper exploration of Dublin Core, providing information on its history and uses, and resources for further…

Identification and Care of Photographs

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: This in-person workshop, an introduction to the preservation of photographs, will focus on historical photographic prints, including their identification, deterioration, and…

Fragile Imaging: Lantern Slides, Glass Plate Negatives and Daguerreotypes (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief 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…

Digitizing Photographic Collections

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: This workshop provides an introduction to the practices and procedures for digitization of photographic collections. Participants will learn safe handling techniques for…

Creating Online Exhibits: New Ways to Reach Out, Advocate, and Publicize Your Collections and Services (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
Planning an online exhibit includes incorporating digital content, writing for the web, making strategic hardware and software choices, and developing the internal processes needed to make…

Geography and Domestic Recreation in Early Modern Europe

Presented by: Library of Congress


Brief Description: This lecture will explore how world geography shifted from professional knowledge to general interest in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. In particular, it will look…

Turning Preservation Outreach into Dollars (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief 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 (would…