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  1. Framing without Fading

    Dear Donia, How can I frame important family documents without them fading?   Q.  Dear Donia, I have a set of old newspapers and a land title in parchment that are a valuable part of my family’s history. I’d like to preserve these items in frames, but, I’ ...

    BMORRIS - 04/20/2016 - 11:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Preserving Historic Postcard Collection

    Dear Donia, How can my library preserve and display historic postcards? Q.  Dear Donia, My public library has a collection of historic postcards. A local resident was a member of one of those exchanges and received cards from people all over the country.  ...

    BMORRIS - 04/19/2016 - 12:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Safely Storing Family Bibles

    Dear Donia, Is there an attractive way to safely house my family's 19th century Bibles?   Q. Dear Donia, Is there a modern equivalent of the Bible box? I need an attractive way to safely house two 19th century family Bibles and a few smaller ones. I ...

    BMORRIS - 04/19/2016 - 11:39 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Making an Old Building a Historical Landmark

    Dear Donia, How do I get my old elementary school building turned into a historical landmark? Q.  Dear Donia, The elementary school in my hometown is in jeopardy of being torn down. It is over 50 years old, however, the structure itself is in pretty good ...

    BMORRIS - 03/28/2016 - 16:38 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. From Cassette to Cloud: Reformatting Audiotape

    Tuesday, 4/26/2016 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) Oral histories can provide a wealth of information about individual and community life. These recordings are highly prized by historians and archivists, but also ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 04/28/2016 - 15:49 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Preserving Your Digital Life

    Thursday, 4/28/2016 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) Our stories as individuals and as members of a community are preserved in each of our homes, in our family histories, and in life stories—not just in libraries, ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 04/13/2016 - 10:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Environmental Monitoring and Control

    Wednesday, 3/2/2016 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) This webinar was presented live on 03/02/16. The recording will be available for free six months after that date. This session will review temperature, humidity ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 04/06/2016 - 14:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Preserving Digital Collections: An Overview

    Wednesday, 3/16/2016 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) This webinar was presented live on 03/16/16. The recording will be available for free six months after that date. This session will be a primer to digital libr ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 04/06/2016 - 14:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Care and Handling of Books and Scrapbooks

    Wednesday, 3/9/2016 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) This webinar was presented live on 03/09/16. The recording will be available for free six months after that date. The second session of this three-part series w ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 04/06/2016 - 14:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Doing Oral History

    Wednesday, 4/20/2016 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) Libraries and archives are often asked by the communities they serve to conduct, advise on, or be the institutional home for oral history projects. The librari ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 12/01/2015 - 12:28 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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