Preservation & Disaster Preparedness

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Discussion of how to care for the various types of textiles found in family collections including clothing, flags and furniture coverings and framed textiles. The session will cover how to safely store and display textiles and how to determine when the services of a professional conservator are needed.
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This session covers key terms, standards, and concepts related to digital preservation and equips participants with planning strategies for developing a digital preservation plan or program.
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This hour-long webinar introduces considerations for the long-term storage of digital content selected for preservation. The session addresses issues related to the development of storage management policies, including file formats for deposit and preservation, the preservation of multiple copies, the locations of those copies, the characteristics of those locations, and the means for meeting long‐term storage requirements.
Advances in computing and communications mean that we can cost-effectively store every book, sound recording, movie, software package, and public web page ever created, and provide access to these collections via the Internet to students and adults all over the world. This 90-minute ALCTS webinar will give an overview of the collections and challenges now facing those of us building digital libraries, and end with a list of projects that might now be possible because of these collections.
LiveWebinar
An assessment can help you understand where you are, identify where you want to be, and identify realistic steps for getting there. This session will: cover the digital preservation assessment process, offer real-life examples of ways institutions have used an assessment to find their path forward, and provide further resources and tools for performing an assessment.
LiveWebinar
This session will introduce the various concerns to address before digitization even begins, will guide participants through the steps they might take in selecting materials for digitization, and will provide resources for continued learning.