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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.

You are viewing 144 events for 2013

Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief 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…

Introduction to VRACore

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


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

Preservation Issues for Small Museums and Family Custodians

 Presented by:  Maine Historical Society


Brief Description: Are you working with a local historical organization holding a collection of documents and objects, or taking care of important family papers…

Giving Voice: Interpreting & Preserving Oral Histories

Presented by:  The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Brief Description: With countless advances made in audiovisual technology during the 20th century, libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies, as…

Identification and Care of Photographs

Presented by:  New Hampshire Historical Society


Brief Description: This hands-on workshop offers an introduction to the preservation of photographs, including their identification, deterioration, and care.
Participants will learn how to…

Preservation for Limited Budgets

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: This workshop provides practical information for the care and handling of collections in small historical organizations, small museums, and local historical…

Identification and Care of Photographs

Presented by:  New Hampshire Historical Society


Brief Description: This hands-on workshop offers an introduction to the preservation of photographs, including their identification, deterioration, and care.
Participants will learn how to…

On the Shelf: The Protective Enclosure Dilemma

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: Institutions are tasked with caring for their collections in many ways but increased pressures on both budgets and staff can make…

Digital Disaster Planning

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: Disaster plans are just as important for digital collections as they are for analog collections. This webinar introduces the elements of…

Caring for Originals During Scanning Projects (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
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 and even repair…

Personal Digital Preservation: Bigger than a Shoebox (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
For many of us, our correspondence, diaries, research, family photographs, oral histories, and personal expressions are created and saved in a variety of digital forms on…

Introduction to PBCore: Brown Bag Session

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


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

Coping With Mold Outbreaks

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center


Brief Description: This live webinar will cover the various types of mold and the criteria and parameters for mold development, with a special…

Project Management and Workflow for Digitization Projects (Live Webinar)

Presented by:  LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
In this two-hour live online class, we will discuss the issues to consider and questions to ask in managing the digital workflow process. We will…

Developing a Disaster Plan (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief 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…

Picture This! Understanding Digital Image Capture (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
This class taught in two, two-hour sessions over the course of two days. This online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed…

Introduction to Dublin Core Metadata (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

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

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…

Introduction to Audio Visual Digitization (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
This class will enable students to create an outline of a digital project management plan for audio visual collections and understand the resources available for next…

Introduction to Digital Audio (Live Webinar)

Presented by: LYRASIS

 
Brief Description:
This class taught in two, two-hour sessions over the course of two days will enable students to create an outline of a digital project management plan…