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  1. Creating a Strategic Library Communication Plan to Convey the Library's Value and Values

    Wednesday, 9/16/2020 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) ALA and ALCTS are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain ti ...

    BMORRIS - 09/01/2020 - 10:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Regarding Library Database Cleanup

    Tuesday, 10/6/2020- Wednesday, 10/7/2020 [show times] 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central) 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain) 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific) ALA and ALCTS are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library wo ...

    BMORRIS - 08/25/2020 - 15:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Preserving TV Show Bank Notes and Bills

    Dear Donia, How can I preserve and store TV show bank notes/bills?  Q. Dear Donia, I have some production-used TV show banknotes/bills printed (Using an office computer!) on both paper and vellum and measuring from 3" x 5" to 4" x 6" ( ...

    BMORRIS - 08/25/2020 - 12:12 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Preserving a Steamer Trunk

    Dear Donia, How do I safely clean stamps on an old steamer trunk? Q.  Dear Donia, I am trying to breathe some life into an old battered leather steamer trunk. It has a customs stamp on it (I think somewhere around 1909 to 1912) that I want to preserve and ...

    BMORRIS - 08/24/2020 - 18:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Storing Old Letters

    Dear Donia, How should I store old letters of varying sizes and ages? Q. Dear Donia, I have some very old letters from 1898 and the 1940s and 1950s. They are different sizes. Currently, they are stored flat with envelope in PVC-Free sheet protectors. Shou ...

    BMORRIS - 08/24/2020 - 18:25 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Photos in Antique Frames

    Dear Donia, Should I save photos in their original antique frames? Q. Dear Donia, My question is about antique photographs in frames. I have inherited multiple cubic yards (and I mean that) of family photographs and negatives of all kinds. Some go back to ...

    BMORRIS - 08/24/2020 - 17:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Restoring a Document with Faded Writing

    Dear Donia, How do I restore documents with faded writing? Q. Dear Donia, My husband has two documents that are land grants signed by President Andrew Jackson. Although we can still make out his name, that and some of the writing on the documents is fadin ...

    BMORRIS - 08/24/2020 - 17:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. How Do We Do That Again? Documenting Library Work

    Wednesday, 9/2/2020 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) ALA and ALCTS are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain tim ...

    BMORRIS - 09/01/2020 - 10:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. How to Use Interviews for Assessment in Libraries

    Wednesday, 8/26/2020 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) ALA and ALCTS are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain ti ...

    BMORRIS - 07/27/2020 - 12:21 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Emergency Planning: Lessons from COVID-19

    Tuesday, 8/11/2020- Wednesday, 8/12/2020 [show times] 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central) 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain) 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific) ALA and ALCTS are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library wo ...

    BMORRIS - 08/04/2020 - 14:09 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)