Friday, September 2, 2011

FREE workshop - Basics of Preservation Management

WORKSHOP TITLE: The Basics of Preservation Management

Date: September 21, 2011
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Instructor: Tom Clareson
Space is limited to 40 attendees
Registration is currently open and ends September 16th.
No registration fee; lunch will be provided.
To register please call or email Rhonda Veros:

This one-day workshop will help attendees build their preservation
programs. It covers preservation program basics including
environmental control, disaster preparedness and recovery, collections
care and storage issues, reformatting issues including digitization
and digital preservation basics, and grant writing/fundraising basics
for preservation and digitization projects.

Who should attend:
Staff and administration from libraries, archives, historical
societies, and museums that do not have a preservation plan or want to
expand their preservation policies and program will benefit from
attending this session. Library or museum studies students will also
gain a great deal of preservation information through this workshop.
Objectives: By the end of this program:

• Participants will be able to start writing disaster plans and other
preservation policies for their institution.
• Participants will know where to apply for preservation grants.
• Participating institutions will know how to start an environmental
monitoring program.

Thomas F. R. Clareson, Senior Consultant for Digital & Preservation
Services, LYRASIS