[Preservenw] Fundamentals of Preservation Web Course - Oct. 25 -
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Mon Sep 27 16:07:44 PDT 2010
Registration is now open for the Fundamentals of Preservation Web courses
beginning in October offered by The Association for Library Collections &
Technical Services (ALCTS).
Fundamentals of Preservation - NEW!!
Next Session: Oct. 25?Nov. 19
Four week online course that introduces participants to the principles,
policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives. It is
designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all
levels of responsibility. Provides tools to begin extending the useful life
of library collections.
* Preservation as a formal library function, and how it reflects and
supports the institutional mission;
* The primary role of preventive care, including good storage conditions,
emergency planning, and careful handling of collections;
* The history and manufacture of physical formats and how this impacts on
* Standard methods of care and repair, as well as reformatting options;
* Challenges in preserving digital content and what the implications are
for the future of scholarship.
To register, complete the online registration form for the session you would
like to attend available in ALCTS Events.
Registration fee is $109 for ALCTS members and $129 for non-members.
For more information, visit the ALCTS Web site.
The preservation course is part of a three-part Collection Management
elective course approved by the Library Support Staff Certification Program.
To meet the course requirements, LSSC Candidates must successfully
complete: Fundamentals of Acquisitions, Fundamentals of Collection
Development and Management and Fundamentals of Preservation. For more
information on the Program, go to www.ala-apa.organd click the LSSCP icon.
For more information, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager, at
jreese at ala.org.
ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association
Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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