Archive for December, 2012

2012 in review

December 31, 2012

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Click here to see the complete report.


Season’s Greetings

December 22, 2012

To every member, every member’s colleagues, family, and friends, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, and may we all have a very prosperous, healthy, and joyous 2013.

See you at our next meeting: January 8th at the Colcock-Teel House, 46 Colcock Street, Bluffton.  Join our hostess, Maureen Richards, for a BYO Lunch hour beginning at Noon.  Natalie Hefter, of Coastal Discovery Museum, is chair of the meeting.  Please send any agenda items to Natalie Hefter,, by January 4th at 3:00 pm.

RSVP to Maureen appreciated! or (843) 757-6293.

Oyotunji African Village Sends Winter Solstice Greetings

December 21, 2012

In the name of the Crown of all the Yoruba of North America, The Kingdom of Oyotunji African Village, our extended families and communities alike, we send Winter Solstice greetings and salutations your way. As we enter the darkest days of the year, we look toward the light of regeneration into stronger cultural unity and peace for all. Read the announcement at


NEDCC Announces Training Schedule for 2013

December 20, 2012

See for details.  Classes include:

  • COLLECTIONS CARE: Care and Handling of Works of Art on Paper, 26 February 2013 ($)
  • COLLECTIONS CARE: Writing your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant, 14 March 2013 ($)
  • COLLECTIONS CARE: Care and Handling of Multimedia Materials, 26 March 2013 ($)
  • Preserving Family Collections – Free for Preservation Week! 23 April 2013 – FREE; Registration required
  • Preserving Personal Digital Collections, 7 May 2013 ($) 
  • PRESERVATION 101 Course, 12 September 2013 (Ends 21 November 2013) ($$$) 

Free Webinars re: Collections Care

December 19, 2012

Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures—Today is a new series of free, online courses about the preservation of archival and historical collections. Tailored to the needs of staff and volunteers at libraries and archives, each course includes four to six interactive webinars presented by preservation experts. The instructors will address the specific questions that you and your fellow participants have about the care of collections at your institution. Each course will have its own Web page with handouts and links to additional resources. When the course concludes, participants will be able to continue the conversation with instructors and classmates via the Connecting to Collections Online Community.

Course Schedule

FREE webinars from Connecting to Collections