[Heritage] Free collections, disaster workshops planned for Philomath.

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Mar 29 17:19:34 PDT 2013


Workshops that enable libraries, archives and museums in Oregon to care
for their collections better, including preparing for disasters, will
take place April 22-23 in Philomath.
 
“These training sessions will enable the volunteers and staff of these
organizations to give better care and protection for the important
records and treasures they,” said project director Kyle Jansson.
 
People may attend one or both days of training. Pre-registration is
required for these free workshops.
 
The collections care workshop on April 22 will cover the topics of
collection policy, preservation planning, collections assessments,
environmental controls, collections problem solving, and solving
conundrums through networking.
 
The emergency preparedness workshop on April 23 includes connecting
with emergency responders, disaster planning, identifying threats and
resources, collections prioritization, and involving the public in
disaster preparedness,
 
The workshops will include lectures, hands-on activities, discussions,
guest presentations, and small-group work. They are designed for
archives, libraries and museums and will be relevant to people with
little collections experience as well those with more significant
experience.
 
For more information and registration, visit the Connecting to
Collections website at http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/C2C.aspx
For more information, contact heritage.info at state.or.us or
503-986-0670.
 
The workshops are funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and
Library Services to a coalition of statewide organizations led by the
Oregon Heritage Commission.
 
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