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NEDCC Summer Preservation Webinars

Heads up on these great webinars – one of them has an early-bird registration discount that ends today.

Care and Handling of Scrapbooks
Live online webinar
When: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 2 – 4 PM
Cost: $95 ($80 Early-bird Registration)
Early-bird discount available until Jun 28 – HURRY!

An introduction to the structure of scrapbooks, types of materials commonly found in them, methods of attachment, and the implications for preservation and conservation. Low-cost, in-house preservation approaches are discussed.

This introductory webinar is designed for those new to library collections care or those with private or family collections.

Pest Management
Live online webinar
When: Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 2 – 4 PM
Cost: $95 ($80 Early-bird Registration)
Early-bird discount available until July 19

An introduction to the best practices for protecting against pest infestation and what to do if a problem with pests is identified. The common types of pests found in libraries, archives, and museums will be discussed.

This introductory webinar is designed for those who wish to know more about controlling pests in their institution.

Visit the NEDCC Training Calendar
for more information and online registration, as well as the complete list of workshops and webinars through November.

Free Webinar from NEDCC: Risk Assessment for Disaster Planning

NEDCC (that’s the New England Document Conservation Center) is celebrating May Day and Preservation Week by offering a great free webinar about risk assessment and disaster planning.

Here’s what they say about it:

NEDCC is offering a free introductory webinar on Risk Assessment for those who are beginning to work on a disaster plan or need to expand or update an existing plan.Date: April 28, 2011
Time: 2 – 4 PM
Cost: Did we mention that it’s FREE ?!
(Register now – seats will go fast!)

Complete Webinar Information and Registration

Questions about the Risk Assessment webinar?
Contact: Donia Conn, dconn[at]nedcc[dot]org, (978) 470-1010, ext. 220

Free Preservation Webinars from the Image Permanence Institute

The Image Permanence Institute, an NEH-funded organization based out of the Rochester Institute of Technology, is hosting a series of free webinars addressing a variety of conservation issues.

The next webinar, “Managing the Storage Environment in the Southeast Region,” is on December 15th, from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., EST.

For more information about the webinar series, check out their website.

(PS – I heard about this through the Northeast Document Conservation Center‘s email list. You, too, can stay informed – sign up here.)

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