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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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Introduction to Preservation Metadata

Presented By: LYRASIS


Description:This class introduces preservation metadata as the information you need to know to preserve digital assets over the long term. It reviews the background and context for…

Constructing Tuxedo Boxes for Your Book Collection (Philadelphia, PA)

Presented By: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: Quality book enclosures serve a number of important functions, as they protect books from light, dust, and pests; buffer sensitive…

Financial Planning & Tools for Collecting Organizations (Morristown, NJ)

Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: As the economy continues to change and remain uncertain for many in the nonprofit community, some organizations are revisiting current…

Grant Writing for Digitization and Preservation Projects

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 projects. Since…

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 the people…

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

Presented By: LYRASIS


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 an…

Financial Planning & Tools for Collecting Organizations (Manalapan, NJ)

Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: As the economy continues to change and remain uncertain for many in the nonprofit community, some organizations are revisiting current…

Advanced Preservation Metadata: How to Make it Happen

Presented By: LYRASIS


Description: This class builds on Introduction to preservation metadata by providing a walk-through of the PREMIS Data Dictionary. It reviews the information that is considered necessary within that…

Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization Today

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 record…

Financial Planning & Tools for Collecting Institutions (Millville, PA)

Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: As the economy continues to change and remain uncertain for many in the nonprofit community, some organizations are revisiting current…

Financial Planning & Tools for Collecting Institutions (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)

Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: As the economy continues to change and remain uncertain for many in the nonprofit community, some organizations are revisiting current…

Conducting A Risk Assessment

Presented By: Wisconsin Historical Society


Description: This 1-day workshop is the first in a series of disaster preparedness and response workshops offered in 2014 as part of Wisconsin’s IMLS Connecting to…

Disaster Planning Redux:

Presented By: Ohio Museums Association and the Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA)


Description:  In just the past 18 months we have seen hurricane storm-surge warnings along the shores of Lake Erie, museum…

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, & Response Part I (Bryn Mawr, PA)

Presented By: Conservation Center for Art and historic Artifacts


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

Metadata for Digitization and Preservation

Presented By: LYRASIS


Description:Metadata is a fundamental element of any digitization project. This class is designed for non-catalogers who are planning for access and preservation of digital materials. This introduces…

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

Presented By: Conservation Center for Art and historic Artifacts


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

A Monumental Task: Managing & Preserving Architectural Records (Buffalo, NY(

 Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: Architectural records are vital documentation of our built environment and provide insight into social and economic trends throughout history.  The…

ArchivesSpace: Open Source Archives Management Software (New Brunswick, NJ)

Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: ArchivesSpace combines the best features of Archon and Archivists' Toolkit, providing archivists with a next-generation open source collection management tool. …

ArchivesSpace: Open Source Archives Management Software (Camden, NJ)

Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: ArchivesSpace combines the best features of Archon and Archivists' Toolkit, providing archivists with a next-generation open source collection management tool. …

Cultural Institutions & Emergency Management: Partners in Disaster Response & Recovery

New Jersey Collections Care Network Statewide Conference


Presented by: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Description: Intended for collections care professionals, volunteers, and emergency managers, this conference will address…