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  1. 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 - 01/28/2016 - 14:05 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. 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 - 01/28/2016 - 14:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. 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 session will review temperature, humidity, light, and pollution and how they can damage collections, standards for library storage, and ways of achieving b ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 01/28/2016 - 13:59 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. 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 session will be a primer to digital library preservation, assuming little or no background in protecting and ensuring access to both born digital and digi ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 01/28/2016 - 14:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. 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)

  6. 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) The second session of this three-part series will provide an introduction to the structure and materials that make up books and scrapbooks, their safe storage a ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 01/28/2016 - 14:00 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Preservation in Action

    Preservation in Action is a new program sponsored by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS), in support of ALA's Libraries Transform initiative. The program is intended to p ...

    CMCCONNELL87 - 02/12/2016 - 10:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. FY2014 Preservation Statistics Survey Report Released

    Eighty-seven institutions responded to the FY2014 Preservation Statistics Survey, facilitating the report that analyzes preservation activities for fiscal year 2014 (as defined by the respondent’s institution). The survey and report evaluated trends in: c ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/13/2015 - 13:25 - ALCTS News

  9. Sustainable Preservation Programs

    On-Demand Once Free! 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 preservat ...

    EWHITMORE - 08/10/2015 - 15:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. 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 - 11/23/2015 - 12:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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