Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Workshop - preventing and recovering from a water disaster event

Synopsis: Half day workshop on preventing and recovering from a water disaster event. A presentation by Julie Page will be followed by hands-on salvage of wet books, flat paper, and photographs. Julie Page is Co-Coordinator of both the California Preservation Program (CPP) and the Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS). She presents disaster preparedness and response workshops through WESTPAS and California’s IMLS-funded Connecting to Collections project. Page has published in the areas of preservation education and disaster preparedness and established the San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network. She currently serves on the Board of Heritage Preservation and their advisory committee for the Alliance for Response and is a member of the AIC Collections Emergency Response Team. Refreshments will be provided during a break. Workshop cost: $50.00 Registration by mail only, limited to 20 non-USC participants on a first come first serve basis. Registration deadline: March 12, 2013 MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: LAPNet MAIL CHECK TO: Linda Harris Mehr Margaret Herrick Library Director Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study 333 S. La Cienega Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Registration questions contact: Linda Mehr at (310) 247-3000 ext.2200 Email: Parking: $10 Public Transportation: Getting to USC is very easy on public transportation. Either use the Metro Expo Line (, which will leave you on the south side of campus on Exposition Boulevard. A shuttle runs regularly from Union Station to the University Park Campus ( Directions and Maps: