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  1. Sustainable Preservation Programs

    Sustainability is a term very much “en vogue,” much like “archival” is in marketing supplies. It can mean different things in different contexts. For purposes of this e-forum, we are using it to discuss the sustainability of preservation activities in the ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/13/2015 - 14:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Moving Image Preservation 101

    This presentation covers the basic composition and history of film and video technology, particularly as it relates to formats found within personal and family collections. Tips and tricks for preserving your personal moving image materials will be addres ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/01/2015 - 15:07 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Digital Preservation for Individuals and Small Groups

    As technology changes, the greatest threat to preserving digital files is obsolescence. Files may get stuck on obsolete media or in some form that may become unusable in time. If you don’t actively care for your digital possessions you may lose access to ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/11/2015 - 10:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Disaster Response Q&A

    Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything, but racing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury. This session, presented in celebration of Preservation Week 2015 ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/11/2015 - 11:21 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. How to Host a Preservation Week Event

    This webinar will help librarians who are thinking about hosting a Preservation Week event plan for choosing a topic and finding a speaker and will offer guidance on resources to answer preservation questions that may come up after the event. This webinar ...

    CMCCONNELL - 12/17/2014 - 15:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. An Eye-Popping Rare Book Collection

    “Old Mother Hubbard” needed a cupboard—and the Preservation Lab complied.   On this project, the Preservation Lab—located in the basement of the University of Cincinnati’s Walter C. Langsam Library—was tasked with creating a way to store and preserve four ...

    ssinharoy - 11/05/2014 - 13:08 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Preservation & Disaster Preparedness

    Leave this field blank Fundamentals of Preservation Online Course: A basic level, 4-week asynchronous course offered several times a year. Offered by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Focus: Introduction to the princ ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:21 - Online Learning

  8. 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 - 11/14/2014 - 13:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. 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 - 10/14/2014 - 10:52 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. 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 website is here ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 12:34 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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