Past Webinars

Disaster Preparedness and Planning

WebinarPreservation Week 2010Cost: Free Are you prepared for a disaster to your collection? According to the Heritage Health Index Report issued by Heritage Preservation in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 78 percent of us are not prepared, putting over 1.6 billion items at risk in our libraries in the U.S. Preparedness […]

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Mold Prevention and Remediation

WebinarPreservation Week 2010Cost: Free This free webcast introduces participants to the basic types of mold and describes the environmental conditions that promote mold growth in home and library collections. Covers prevention as well as remediation should mold growth occur. Webinar recording Who Should Attend This webinar is geared to participants with little experience, but with

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Archival 101

WebinarPreservation Week 2010 Do you need to purchase archival supplies for your organization or even yourself? Are you confused by the terminology and not sure about what the differences between the various vendors are? Not finding exactly what you are looking for and unsure about adapting different products? Archival 101 is designed to demystify the

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Preserving your Personal Digital Memories

WebinarThursday, 4/28/2011Cost: Free Digital photos, electronic documents, and other new media are fragile and require special care to keep them useable. But preserving digital information is a new concept that most people have little experience with. As new technologies appear for creating and saving our personal digital information, older ones become obsolete, making it difficult

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Protecting Future Access Now: Models for Preserving Digitized Books and Other Content at Cultural Heritage Organizations

WebinarTuesday, 4/26/2011Cost: Free Over the past decade, the number of digitization projects initiated by cultural heritage organizations has risen dramatically. As these organizations take advantage of digital technologies to make their unique content broadly available, their need to understand the different ways to protect and preserve this digital content becomes increasingly important. What is “long-term”

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Personal Digital Archiving

WebinarWednesday, 4/24/2013Cost: Free Increase your understanding of common digital files—digital photos, recordings, video, documents, and others—and learn what it takes to preserve them. Technology changes rapidly. If you don’t actively care for your digital possessions you may lose access to them as some technologies become obsolete. Learn about the nature of the problem and hear

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Hosting a Personal Digital Archiving Day Event

WebinarWednesday, 3/20/20131:00-2:00pm CTCost: Free This webinar discusses how to host an innovative public program on preserving personal digital information. In an effort to share knowledge on how best to care for personal digital information, The Library of Congress’ National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program developed The Personal Digital Archiving Day Kit. The toolkit provides

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