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  1. Preserving Scrapbooks

    Scrapbooks can be challenging to preserve since they often contain a diversity of materials. In this webinar, participants will learn: the common problems associated with long-term preservation of scrapbooks how to identify problem materials in older scra ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/14/2014 - 12:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Low-Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives

    Most of us are creators and collectors of something we value or enjoy, such as family papers, photographs, cookbooks or postcards. They are a big part of who we are and what we do. We think about passing these collections on to our families, even our comm ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/05/2014 - 12:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Shared Print Repositories

    Canceled. Watch for information on new dates this fall. Space in libraries is an increasingly valuable commodity. Librarians are looking for cost-effective solutions to store and provide access to large, legacy print collections. Shared print repositories ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/16/2014 - 10:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Personal Digital Archiving

    Increase your understanding of common digital files—digital photos, recordings, video, documents, and others—and learn what it takes to preserve them. Technology changes rapidly. If you don’t actively care for your digital possessions you may lose access ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/27/2014 - 14:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. How to Host a Preservation Week Event

    Hosting an event in a discipline you are not too familiar with can be daunting. What topic do you choose, who can you find to speak, what if someone asks a question after the event and you don't know the answer? The Preservation Week web site is here ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/10/2014 - 11:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Fundamentals of Preservation

    Four-week online course that introduces participants to the principles, policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives. It is designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all levels of responsibility. Provides to ...

    admin - 04/30/2014 - 10:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Emerging Leaders Poised for Action

    By Laurie D. Borman What’s it like to be selected an Emerging Leader? Find out about this year’s class of 56 up-and-coming librarians in our cover story. Once again this year we’re featuring each Emerging Leader on trading cards, which will be available a ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Preservation Statistics

    The Preservation Statistics Survey is a project to document and analyze the preservation activities of cultural heritage institutions in the United States. Preservation activities encompass a broad range of tasks to assure the long-term access to traditio ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/06/2014 - 10:53 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Resources for Military Families

    For Preservation Week 2013, ALA has created a new section in the Preservation @your Library website focusing on issues that military personnel, their families, and their friends encounter when they want to save, document, or record their family's mil ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/30/2014 - 12:28 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Digital Preservation

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Libraries—both public and academic—are in the business of gathering, organizing, and presenting to the public the intellectual content of our culture. To some extent, we’re also responsible for the preservati ...

    bgoldberg - 05/30/2014 - 16:07 - American Libraries Magazine

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