Loan Agreements for Exhibits Materials: The Basics
An ALCTS Virtual Preconference
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Increasingly, libraries are loaning collection materials to other institutions for exhibit, Unlike museums, libraries are often unprepared for this complicated process. This virtual preconference will lay down the basic elements of a loan agreement, including legal and financial expectations of both parties and the care and preservation of the borrowed item. A case study will offer advice and tips on creating a loan agreement from scratch, as well as direct participants to existing resources.
This virtual preconference is comprised of three one-hour sessions. Sessions begin each day at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, 2pm Eastern.
Who Should Attend?
This virtual preconference is aimed at library and archives administration, curators, special collections staff, and preservation and conservation staff.
Kristina Bottomley, Registrar, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
Tonia Grafakos, Conservation Librarian, Northwestern University Library
Sara Stigberg, Acting Art Collection Public Services Librarian, Northwestern University Library
How to Register
No registration required. Access recordings now:
Day 1: Introduction to Loan Agreements, presented by Kristina Bottomley
Day 2: Conservation and Preservation Issues, presented by Tonia Grafakos
Day 3: Case Study – Northwestern University Library, presented by Sara Stigberg
Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.
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No continuing education credits will be issued.