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 5 events for May 2014

Beginner's Guide to Digitizing Collections

 Presented by:  Northeast Document Conservation Center

Brief Description: This webinar covers digitization of family and personal collections, including documents and photographs. Participants will learn what types of scanning projects…

Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions (Philadelphia, PA)

Presented By: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

Description: Learn how to eradicate pests and keep your collections pest-free without resorting to dangerous chemicals. This workshop will cover all…

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, and Response Part I (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…

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…

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…