Archive for August, 2008

Nearby (and cheap) sessions on Disaster Planning in NC

August 11, 2008

Disaster Planning for Heritage Collections

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 04:32 PM CDT via PALMCOP (Palmetto Archives, Libraries and Musuems Council on Preservation)

Our neighbors to the north have a worthwhile and reasonably priced program ….

This one day workshop is sponsored by the North Carolina Preservation Consortium for the North Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board and North Carolina State Archives with funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Through presentations, discussion, and scenarios participants will learn to:

o identify risks to collections

o use mitigation to reduce risks

o prioritize collections

o establish disaster teams

o respond to emergencies

o assess damages

o use effective crisis communication

o address health and safety issues

o organize supplies and equipment

o identify disaster resources

o select appropriate salvage methods

September 26, 2008

Outer Banks History Center

1 Festival Park Boulevard

Manteo, NC

October 14, 2008

J. Murrey Atkins Library

9201 University City Blvd

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

October 24, 2008

D. Hidden Ramsey Library

One University Heights

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

Registration Fee

The registration fee for these workshops is $15.00. This fee includes lunch, refreshments, and materials.

Registration forms are available on the NCPC web site under Events: http://www.ncpreservation.org