[Preservenw] REGISTRATION OPEN: WESTPAS Spokane Disaster
denise at ebcl.lib.id.us
Tue Aug 12 11:23:27 PDT 2008
I registered for these workshops through Kathy Krause, but have not received
a confirmation that I am registered. Can you check? Thanks.
Denise L. Mills,
East Bonner County Library
1407 Cedar St
Sandpoint, ID 83864
208-263-6930 x 205
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Subject: [Preservenw] REGISTRATION OPEN: WESTPAS Spokane Disaster
Spaces are still available for:
Protecting Library & Archive Collections: Disaster Preparedness, Response &
The Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS)
offering a series of disaster planning workshops in the West. A two-part
workshop has been scheduled in Spokane in September/October:
Part 1: Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Part 2: Wednesday October 29, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (Eastern Washington State Historical
Gilkey Community Room
2316 W. First Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
Gary Menges is Preservation Administrator at the University of
Washington Libraries, Seattle.
The "Protecting Library & Archive Collections" workshops are presented
in a 2-part sequence to produce the following outcomes for disaster
* Complete a disaster plan by the end of Part 2.
* Learn how to train staff to implement your plan effectively.
* Set pre- and post-disaster action priorities for your collections.
* Learn how to use practical decision-making skills during an
* Experience salvage procedures for books, documents, and non-print
The workshop days are scheduled several weeks apart. Participants will
prepare short assignments prior to the first session; between sessions,
they will undertake additional assignments resulting in a completed
disaster plan at the end of Part 2. Upon completion, the institution
will be invited to join an informal network of WESTPAS trained personnel
to provide mutual aid in the event of emergencies involving collections
in the region.
*Who should attend*:
Administrators and staff responsible for emergency preparedness, response and
decision-making, in all types of libraries and archives. By registering for
the workshop, the institution commits to supporting the attendee(s) to
the workshop's disaster preparedness goals. When possible, please send two
attendees from a library or archive so they can work together on the disaster
No charge to the institution. Funding provided by the National Endowment for
the Humanities. The Washington workshops are co-sponsored by the Oregon State
Library and the Washington workshops by the Washington State Library and
Washington State Archives.
Pre-registration is required. You will be able to register online.
To register go to:
Go to September and click on September 16. For registration assistance
Kathy Krause krause at plsinfo.org
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