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  1. 2019 Honorary Chair, Kenyatta D. Berry

    Professional genealogist, entrepreneur, and attorney Kenyatta D. Berry will join the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), to share her more than 20 years of experience ...

    BMORRIS - 02/12/2019 - 14:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Assessing Collections for Diversity & Inclusion

    Tuesday, 4/16/2019- Wednesday, 4/17/2019 [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) Are you looking to take steps to identify or address a lack of diversity and inclusion within y ...

    BMORRIS - 02/08/2019 - 12:47 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Safely Labeling Postcards

    Dear Donia, How do I safely label postcards? Q. Dear Donia, I am a volunteer for my local historical society, and I’m working on a project that involves scanning over 300 postcards and then using content to create a digital record. I have each postcard in ...

    BMORRIS - 02/07/2019 - 10:45 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Affordable Option for Safely Storing Family Heirlooms

    Dear Donia, How can I safely and affordably store family items?  Q. Dear Donia, I have a lot of different family items to store (clothing, paper, etc.). Acid-free boxes are too expensive for me and the quantities that I need so I was thinking of buying ac ...

    BMORRIS - 02/07/2019 - 10:34 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Mildewed Canvas Oil Paintings

    Dear Donia, Can I save my mother's canvas oil paintings that are mildewed? Q. Dear Donia, I have a number of oil paintings on canvas boards my mother painted. Unfortunately, my brother stored them in a crawl space and they reek of mildew but don' ...

    BMORRIS - 02/02/2019 - 21:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Saving Moldy Posters

    Dear Donia, How do I save old posters from mold? Q. Dear Donia, I have very old posters that were rolled and put inside poster tubes to protect them and then put inside a chest. My basement at the time was damp and musty but I thought my items would be pr ...

    BMORRIS - 02/02/2019 - 20:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Restoring Faded Documents

    Dear Donia, How can I restore old documents that have been faded? Q. Dear Donia, We have my mother's baptismal document, which is a very decorative document and in old (prior to WWII) German language. It's a large 11x14 document that's been ...

    BMORRIS - 02/02/2019 - 19:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. ALCTS offers precons on disaster preparedness and change management in libraries and technical services

    CHICAGO—The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) will kick off its ALA Annual programming with two full-day, in-person preconferences “Better Networking for Disasters: Improving Participation and Coordination for Disaster R ...

    BMORRIS - 02/11/2019 - 14:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 1

    Wednesday, 2/27/2019 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) This is part 1 of a two-part series.  Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 2  is the companion to this webinar. “Di ...

    BMORRIS - 02/01/2019 - 12:53 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 2

    Wednesday, 3/13/2019 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) This is part 2 of a two-part series.  Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 1  is the companion to this webinar. “Di ...

    BMORRIS - 01/03/2019 - 10:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)