Free Webinars from NEDCC, Sept. 2014 – May 2015

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Education is key to NEDCC’s mission. NEDCC’s Preservation Services staff and conservators offer a variety of programs each year to help cultural institutions and individuals preserve their valuable collections. To view a monthly calendar of events see our Training Calendar.

Free webinars on the training calendar include:

September 3, 2014: Introduction to Emergency Preparedness – FREE WEBINARbrown bag session

12:30pm – 1:30pm Free Registration deadline: September 2, 2014 Maximum class size: 95 Class level: Beginner Instructor: Eva Grizzard, NEDCC Preservation Specialist Location: Live webinar

This webinar introduces the central elements of emergency management, including risk assessment and mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. This session is a good starting point for any size organization considering drafting a disaster plan.

Who should attend?

This introductory webinar is designed for those with no previous training in this subject.  Staff and volunteers working in cultural heritage institutions are encouraged to attend.

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October 1, 2014: Writing Your Conservation Assessment Program Application – FREE WEBINAR brown bag session

12:30pm – 1:30pm Free Registration deadline: September 30, 2014 Maximum class size: 95 Class level: Beginner Instructor: Gina Minks, Principal, Gina Minks Consulting Location: Live Webinar

This webinar covers the issues that should be considered when preparing to submit to the Heritage Preservation Conservation Assessment Program.  Emphasis will be on preparing the grant narrative, making the case for your project, getting requisite information from consultants, and putting together a good budget.

Who should attend?

This webinar is for those who have identified a CAP-eligible project, and want to learn strategies for preparing a strong application.  For more information, visit  http://www.heritagepreservation.org/CAP/

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November 12, 2014: Introducing IRENE: Digitizing Historic Audio – FREE WEBINAR brown bag session

12:30pm – 1:30pm Free Registration deadline: November 11, 2014 Maximum class size: 95 Class level: Beginner Instructor: Mason Vander Lugt, Audio Preservation Specialist Location: Live Webinar

In 2013, NEDCC was awarded a $250,000 National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to develop, test, and demonstrate a new digital reformatting service for early audio recordings on grooved media using IRENE, a system developed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and successfully tested at the Library of Congress. Preservation staff will discuss the work completed so far with IRENE and present some of the audio that has been rediscovered. For more information, visit http://www.nedcc.org/audio-preservation/irene-blog/.

Who should attend?

This introductory webinar is designed for professionals and nonprofessionals.  Staff and volunteers working in cultural heritage institutions with audio collections are encouraged to attend, as are private collectors. 

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February 25, 2015: Writing Your Preservation Assistance Grant – FREE WEBINARbrown bag session

12:30pm – 1:30pm Free Registration deadline: February 24, 2015 Maximum class size: 95 Class level: Beginner Instructor: Frances Harrell, NEDCC Preservation Specialist Location: Live Webinar

This webinar covers the issues that should be considered when preparing to submit an NEH Preservation Assistance Grant.  Emphasis will be on preparing the grant narrative, making the case for your project, getting requisite information from consultants, and putting together a good budget. 

Who should attend?

This webinar is for those who have identified a PAG-eligible project, and want to learn methods for developing a strong application. For more information, visit  http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/preservation-assistance-grants-smaller-institutions.

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April 30, 2015: Conservation Demystified – FREE WEBINAR brown bag session

12:30pm – 1:30pm Free Registration deadline: April 29, 2015 Maximum class size: 95 Class level: Beginner to intermediate Instructor: Claire Grund, NEDCC Associate Conservator Location: Live Webinar

Conservation? Treatment? Restoration? Whether you have torn photographs or scrapbooks that are falling to pieces, planning a conservation project is a multi-step process that may initially seem daunting.  This webinar will introduce the language and standards of conservation, review sources for finding conservators, and suggest guidelines for conservation projects. If you are considering a conservation project, you will come away with an understanding of what to expect when working with a conservator.

This webinar is presented free for Preservation Week. For information on Preservation Week and links to additional resources, please visit: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/preswk

Who should attend?

This introductory webinar is designed for those with no previous experience.  Staff and volunteers working with archival records and historic collections are encouraged to attend, as are private and family collectors.

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May 1, 2015: Creating Scrapbooks that Last – FREE WEBINAR brown bag session

12:30pm – 1:30pm Free Registration deadline: April 30, 2015 Maximum class size: 95 Class level: Beginner Instructor: Frances Harrell, NEDCC Preservation Specialist Location: Live Webinar

Scrapbooks are unique artifacts that represent personal and historical records, but often include a mix of materials and formats that present a range of preservation issues. This webinar will introduce archival materials and resources that can be used to construct stronger, more durable scrapbooks that can withstand the test of time.  Preservation suppliers, archival binding methods, and other resources will be discussed.

This webinar is presented free for Preservation Week. For information on Preservation Week and links to additional resources, please visit: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/preswk.

 

Who should attend?

This introductory webinar is designed for family collectors who want to extend the life of their personal scrapbooks.

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