Mold Prevention and Remediation

An ALCTS Webcast.

This free webcast introduces participants to the basic types of mold and describes the environmental conditions that promote mold growth in home and library collections. Covers prevention as well as remediation should mold growth occur.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is geared to participants with little experience, but with lots of questions and concerns.


Michele Brown has been a book conservator at Cornell University since 1995. She received a B.A. in English from Fordham University, and a Certificate in Hand Bookbinding and Restoration from the Camberwell School of Art and Crafts in 1977. She is enrolled in the distance learning MLIS program at the University of Alabama, and is scheduled to receive that degree in August 2010. She has conducted numerous workshops around New York State in disaster planning, care and handling, and mold prevention and remediation. In addition, she teaches bookbinding classes, conducts collection surveys, and maintains a small private practice.


How to Register

No registration required. Access the webcast now.

Tech Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.

If you receive a Codec error when playing the recorded file with Windows Media Player, download the gotowebinar codec file from: The Codec acts as a patch that allows the recording, which is created with a higher version of Media Player, to play in version 7. For more information on playing the recording, see the FAQ.




For questions or comments related to webinars or webcasts, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or


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