Preservation 101 – NEDCC’s Online, Instructor-led Preservation Course

DO YOU NEED PRESERVATION TRAINING?

HAS YOUR TRAVEL BUDGET BEEN CUT?

The Northeast Document Conservation Center is proud to present. . .

PRESERVATION 101

The Online, Instructor-led Introduction to Preservation

JANUARY 26, 2010 – JUNE 17, 2010

COST: $600

INSTRUCTOR: Donia Conn, NEDCC Workshop Program & Reference Coordinator

THIS SEMESTER-EQUIVALENT COURSE provides a comprehensive overview of the preservation of paper-based and multimedia collections. Through a combination of live-online and self-paced study, Preservation 101 gives you the tools to begin building an effective preservation program for your institution.

THE $600 COURSE COST includes 8 sessions over a 5-month period with 11 interactive webinars, online coursework, a class blog, and homework assignments.

SESSION TOPICS:
Introduction to Preservation; Deterioration of Paper, Film, and Electronic Media; The Building and Environment; Collections Care; Reformatting (digital and analog); Conservation Treatment; Disaster Planning; and Building a Preservation Program.

PRESERVATION 101 IS A CONVENIENT, COST-EFFECTIVE TRAINING PROGRAM, providing you with strategies to make informed preservation decisions that can help prolong the active life of collections and reduce the costs of conservation treatment. The activities will guide you through a full preservation assessment of your institution, yielding valuable data for grant applications. You will also learn to create an institutional collections disaster plan, which will prepare you for emergencies large and small. Each participant who completes the course will receive a Certificate of Completion.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, visit: www.nedcc.org/education/webinar/pres101.php

QUESTIONS? Contact Donia Conn, dconn@nedcc.org, or Lori Foley, lfoley@nedcc.org

PRESERVATION 101 was developed with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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