Friday, November 19, 2010

Free webinars - Sustainable Preservation Practices

Sustainable Preservation Practices Workshops and want follow-up information? Did you miss a workshop but still want to take advantage of the series? The schedule of project webinars is now available. This is a series of free on-line presentations, five regional and four topical, focused on the practical application of sustainable practices in collecting institutions. Designed for collections care and facilities staff, each webinar is 90 minutes long and requires only a computer and an internet connection. Our goal is to enable staff in cultural institutions to avoid risks to collections while they support sustainability efforts and pursue opportunities for energy cost reduction. Anyone can participate in any or all of the follow presentations:

December 15, 2010 Managing the Storage Environment in the South Central Region

February 16, 2011 Understand Your Climate Control System

March 9, 2011 Managing the Storage Environment in the Midwestern Region

March 23, 2011 Environmental Data Analysis – Tips and Tricks

April 13, 2011 Manage the Environment to Improve Preservation Quality

May 11, 2011 &n bsp;&nbs ; Managing the Storage Environment in the Southeastern Region

May 25, 2011 Sustainable Preservation Practices

June 15, 2011 Managing the Storage Environment in the Western Region

Each presentation is on a Wednesday, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern Standard Time. Visit to sign up or to learn more about the series. This series is organized and presented by the Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, and funded by an Education & Training grant from the National Endowment