Preservation Week® Webinar: There When You Need Us: Crisis Collecting Support

For Immediate Release
Fri, 03/31/2023


Mia Blixt-Shehan

Continuing Education Assistant

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

American Library Association

CHICAGOJoin Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 for the free Preservation Week® webinar “There When You Need Us: Crisis Collecting Support.” Cultural heritage institutions must respond quickly during crises while contending with conditions impacting their lives and work. The Society of American Archivists’ Crisis, Disaster, and Tragedy Response Working Group provides support and connection for empathetic, ethical, and sustainable collecting practices. This webinar will introduce attendees to resources available through the working group as well as what they can do to prepare for collecting during and after both natural disasters or human-made tragedies.

There When You Need Us: Crisis Collecting Support
Live Webinar: Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 1 - 2 p.m. CT
Presenters: Vanessa St.Oegger-Menn and Kara M. McClurken

Registration Fees: Free

This free webinar is being offered as part of Preservation Week 2023, celebrated April 30 - May 6, 2023. Preservation Week is supported by Core. Follow Preservation Week on Twitter and Instagram.

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Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is the national association that advances the profession of librarians and information providers in central roles of leadership and management, collections and technical services, and technology. Our mission is to cultivate and amplify the collective expertise of library workers in core functions through community building, advocacy, and learning. Core is a division of the American Library Association. Follow us on our Blog, Twitter or Instagram.