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Preservation 101

Preservation 101 is a 3-week hybrid course. The course is intended for individuals who manage cultural collections, with a focus on individuals who are new to preservation practices, may not have had formal preservation training, or are looking to refresh their knowledge of preservation basics.
This online course will present specific preservation topics under larger themes that speak to the related nature of this work. Specific topics covered include storage and housing for various paper materials; environmental considerations and monitoring; exhibition guidelines for preservation; essential preservation processes and procedures; and the basics of prioritizing preservation needs. Instruction will be provided through recorded videos, online resources, and live Q&A sessions. Participants are expected to be active in course discussion boards, complete relevant assignments, and attend live sessions.
  • Amanda Murray, Preservation Specialist, DHPSNY
  • Margalit Schindler WUDPAC Preventive Conservation Fellow, CCAHA
Dates: Wednesday, March 16 - Wednesday, April 6
Register by Wednesday March 9, 2022. Please note that this program has limited registration and is only offered to constituents representing institutions in New York. If you are registering from outside of New York State your registration may be denied.

This webinar is produced through the State Archives Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York program.

Workshop Type: Webinar
Intended Audience: Historical Records Repositories
Workshop Topic: Historical Records

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