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Preservation Training Update - November

WEBINARS
One or two-hour webinars from the comfort of your home or office.
New webinar series and multi-session webinar courses.

DECEMBER 2017
- Caring for Architectural Records
- Collections Security
- Fundamentals of Audiovisual Preservation - Six-session web course*

JANUARY 2018 
- Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections - Ten-session web course*

FEBRUARY 2018
- Caring for Scrapbooks
- Digitizing Scrapbooks
- Preservation Reference Desk: Caring for Family Treasures *
- Preservation Reference Desk: Personal Digital Archiving *
- Writing Your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant (Free) 
Preservation Reference Desk: Creating Scrapbooks *

MARCH 2018
- Caring for Paper-based Collections

APRIL 2018
- Understanding Your Collection Environment
- Improving Your Collection Environment
- Coping With Pests and Mold

MAY 2018
- Writing a Disaster Plan - Two-session web course*


LEARN MORE:

* THE PRESERVATION REFERENCE DESK SERIES
Two-hour webinars

Feb.13, Feb. 20, and Feb 27.
- Do you work at a reference desk or town clerk's office?
Do you frequently answer questions from the public?
- Will you be celebrating Preservation Week at your institution? (April 22-28, 2018) 
- Do you have other preservation-related programming coming up?
The webinars in this series will enable you to provide basic answers for the public’s most common questions about preserving their collections including scrapbooks, digital collections, and family treasures such as books, photographs, and AV materials.

* FUNDAMENTALS OF AUDIOVISUAL PRESERVATION
Web Course - 
Six Live Webinars
December 5, 2017 - January 23, 2018
This course give participants the foundation needed to be effective collections stewards for audiovisual materials, and covers risks to audiovisual materials; care and handling; inventory and assessment; planning, preparing, and implementing reformatting projects; managing digital audiovisual collections; and disaster preparedness and response.

PRESERVATION 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections
Web Course - Ten Live Webinars
January 11, 2018 - March 22, 2018
This comprehensive introduction prepares participants to complete a preservation needs assessment and provides structured guidance on developing an institutional disaster plan. Revised and updated, the course uses the free online version of Preservation 101 as its textbook, adding expanded resources and assignments, interactive discussions, and new content covering audiovisual and digital formats and digital preservation.

* WRITING A DISASTER PLAN
Web Course - Two Live Sessions
May 2 and May 17, 2018
A disaster plan is an integral component of effective collections stewardship, but preparation of a plan can be daunting. This two session course will be an in-depth coverage of risk assessment and steps involved in creating a disaster plan.


For More Information and to Register
VISIT the NEDCC Preservation Training Calendar 

QUESTIONS?
Contact: 
Sean Ferguson NEDCC Preservation Specialist

NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01810-1494 • 978-470-1010 • nedcc.org

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