[Heritage] Preservation survey deadline is a week away

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Sun Nov 7 10:13:27 PST 2010

The deadline for a survey that will result in an Oregon Preservation Action Plan for archives, libraries and museums is Friday, Nov. 12.

Please take a few minutes (about 20) to complete this survey about preserving Oregon's heritage collections in archives, libraries, and museums.  

The survey can be accessed at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/OregonPreservationSurvey.  

A grant from the federal Institute for Museums and Library Services to the Oregon Museums Association on behalf of archive, library, and museum partners throughout Oregon is making the survey and planning possible.  Leaders of archive, library and museum organizations will review the survey and early next year create the action plan. The plan is a necessary first step to secure funding for future  implementation. The effort is part of the Connecting to Collections project. 

We suggest you print the survey in advance as some questions require preparation or may require your discussion with someone else in your organization. You can then return to the online survey to key in your responses. When you go back to the survey from the computer you first used to open the survey, the survey will open the survey wherever you left off. You can then return to the online survey to key in your responses. You can get back into the survey from the computer you were on when you opened the survey.  The survey will open where you left off. After the survey is finished, you will not be able to re-enter the survey.

To print the survey first, just click on "next" at the bottom of introductory page of the survey. That will bring up the survey and then from the "File" menu on your browser select "Print." 

The survey results will be announced in early December.  The Heritage Leaders' Summit will be in February. 

You may send any comments or questions concerning the survey to ruthmetz at spiretech.com. Thanks in advance for taking the survey.

Project Steering Committee:

Kyle Jansson, Oregon Heritage Commission and C2C Project Director
James Bunnelle, Lewis and Clark College and Oregon Library Association
Preservation Roundtable
Dave Hegeman, Oregon State Library
Shawna Gandy, Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Gardner Chappell, Oregon Museums Association and Douglas County Museum
James Fox, University of Oregon Libraries
Keni Sturgeon, Willamette Heritage Center and Oregon Museums Association
Kris Kern, Portland State Library
Larry Landis, Archivist at Oregon State University
Layne G Sawyer, Oregon State Archives
Marsha Matthews, Oregon Historical Society 
Mary E Herkert, Oregon State Archives
MJ Koreiva, Oregon Museum Association and Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum
Normandy Helmer, University of Oregon Libraries
Judith Norton, Oregon Health & Science University Library
Randall Melton, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
Terry Baxter, Northwest Archivists past president
Tiah Edmunson-Morton, Archivist, Oregon State University
Alex Toth, Pacific University Library and Oregon Library Association
Robyn Ward, Lewis & Clark College and Oregon Library Association
Preservation Roundtable

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