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Caring for Paper Collections: Basic Care, Handling, & Storage Needs (Naples, FL)

  • February 10, 2015

This workshop will give an introduction to best practices in caring for paper-based artifacts.

Understanding Archives: An Introduction to Archival Basics (Naples, FL)

  • February 11, 2015

Volunteers, historians, and those with archival responsibilities in addition to other duties may find themselves in the position of "archivist" without formal training in the profession; this program offers an introduction to best practices in the field. 

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

  • March 3, 2015

Participants will use the Incident Command System while learning to salvage a variety of materials, including paintings, wooden furniture, glass/metal/ceramic objects, textiles, paper, photographs, and books. 

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (Allentown, PA)

  • March 4, 2015

Topics include materials, use, and benefits of various types of housing, from simple folders and polyester sleeves to oversized rolled storage and framing. 

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (York, PA)

  • March 5, 2015

Topics include materials, use, and benefits of various types of housing, from simple folders and polyester sleeves to oversized rolled storage and framing. 

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (Erie, PA)

  • March 11, 2015

Topics include materials, use, and benefits of various types of housing, from simple folders and polyester sleeves to oversized rolled storage and framing. 

Housing Solutions for Your Paper Collections (Pittsburgh, PA)

  • March 12, 2015

Topics include materials, use, and benefits of various types of housing, from simple folders and polyester sleeves to oversized rolled storage and framing. 

Housekeeping for Historic Collections (Philadelphia, PA)

  • March 17, 2015

This workshop will introduce participants to the agents of deterioration that threaten collections daily and over time, establish priorities for cleaning and safe handling, and discuss approved supplies and good practices, so that housekeeping is not a chore, but a commitment.

There’s a Fungus Among Us! Fighting Mold in Library and Archive Collections (Philadelphia, PA)

  • April 21, 2015

This workshop will  explain the environmental factors that allow mold to grow. It will also discuss how to identify mold, how to protect people from health hazards associated with mold, and how to stop mold from spreading within a collection. Attendees will learn how to clean moldy books and papers, and when to call a conservator or a professional cleaning company.

Protecting Collections: Disaster Prevention, Planning, & Response - Part I (Providence, RI)

  • May 14, 2015

This two-part program will guide participants in risk mitigation, emergency planning and preparedness, response, and recovery.

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