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 8 events for April 2015

Introduction to Digital Imaging (Online)

Presented By: NEDCC

Description: Digitizing photographs and manuscripts can support long term access to archival

collections, as well as create new challenges for institutions. This webinar provides an introduction to the…

Emergency Preparedness (Online)

Presented By: NEDCC

Description: Having an updated disaster plan is a foundational part of effective collections care. This

webinar introduces the central elements of emergency management: assessment and mitigation of risks,…

Introduction to Copyright for Digitization (Online)

Presented By: LYRASIS

Description: Are you planning for a digitization project? Whether you are new to digitization or looking to expand your efforts, you may be considering the copyright issues…

Introduction to Preservation Metadata (Online)

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…

Personal Digital Preservation: Bigger than a Shoebox (Online)

Presented By: LYRASIS

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 multiple…

Disaster Response and Recovery: A Hands-on Intensive (Boalsburg, PA)

Presented by: CCAHA

Thoughtful preparation for an emergency or disaster is one of the most important steps that a cultural institution can take to safeguard collections.  This day-long, hands-on program will…

Advanced Preservation Metadata: How to Make it Happen (Online)

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…

Conservation Demystified (Online)

Presented By: NEDCC

Description: Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Whether you have torn photographs or

scrapbooks that are falling to pieces, planning a conservation project is a multi-step process that may initially seem…