Preservation & Conservation of Archival Holdings

Location
Rochester Regional Library Council Training Room
390 Packett's Landing
Fairport, NY 14450

Date/Time
Date: 04/29/14
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the sixth session in our Archives Boot Camp series.

Preservation & Conservation of Archival Holdings
We will discuss the concepts of preservation and conservation, including the difference between the two activities. We’ll cover best practices and basic techniques, and we’ll talk about reformatting and digitization as a component of preservation.

Jeremy Linden is the Senior Preservation Environment Specialist for the Image Permanence Institute. He is primarily involved in the environmental management activities of IPI and works closely with colleagues in libraries, archives and museums on issues of material preservation, mechanical system performance, energy-saving and sustainability. Jeremy earned an MLS in Information Studies and an MA in History from the University of Maryland, and a BA in History from Vassar College. A certified archivist, Jeremy has over 10 years experience working in archives, museums and historical societies. His interests include birding, hiking, hunting, and gardening – if it gets him outside, he’s happy.

Fees:
FREE to RRLC & NY 3Rs members
$35 to non-members

More information: http://rrlc.org/events/preservation-conservation-archival/

Date: 
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 13:00 - 16:00