Wednesday, August 28, 2013

FREE online classes - Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures—Today

Registration is now open for three new online courses in the Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures—Today series. The series, launched in January 2013, offers free online courses focused on the preservation of archival and historical collections. Tailored to fit the needs and schedules of staff and volunteers at libraries and archives, each course includes four to six 90-minute, interactive webinars presented by preservation experts.
Registration is free. Simply click here to sign up. If you’ve participated in a previous course, please register with us again. You do not need to become a member of the Online Community to participateyou will never need a username or password.
Course Schedule:
Fundraising for Collections Care – September 23, 25 and October 1, 3 (2-3:30 p.m. EDT)
Caring for Audiovisual Materials – October 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 from (2-3:30 p.m. EDT)
Outreach Activities for Collections Care – November 4, 6, 12, 14 from (2-3:30 p.m. EST)
Participants will earn a certificate of completion if they attend all the webinars in a course and submit simple homework assignments. Courses are conducted here on the Connecting to Collections Online Community. Participants are encouraged to submit specific questions about collections care to ensure that the courses are directly relevant to their needs.