[Libs-Or] Free collections, disaster trainings planned for Medford, Philomath

Kyle Jansson kyle.jansson at state.or.us
Fri Mar 29 16:25:56 PDT 2013

Workshops that enable libraries, archives and museums in Oregon to care
for their collections better, including preparing for disasters, will
take place April 18-19 in Medford and April 22-23 in Philomath.

“These training sessions will enable the volunteers and staff of
these organizations to give better care and protection for the important
records and treasures they,” said project director Kyle Jansson.

People may attend one or both days of training. Pre-registration is
required for these free workshops.

The collections care workshop on April 18 and April 22 will cover the
topics of collection policy, preservation planning, collections
assessments, environmental controls, collections problem solving, and
solving conundrums through networking.

The emergency preparedness workshop on April 19 and April 23 includes
connecting with emergency responders, disaster planning, identifying
threats and resources, collections prioritization, and involving the
public in disaster preparedness,

The workshops will include lectures, hands-on activities, discussions,
guest presentations, and small-group work. They are designed for
archives, libraries and museums and will be relevant to people with
little collections experience as well those with more significant

For more information and registration, visit the Connecting to
Collections website at http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/C2C.aspx
For more information, contact heritage.info at state.or.us or

The workshops are funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and
Library Services to a coalition of statewide organizations, including
the Oregon Library Association and the Oregon State Library, led by the
Oregon Heritage Commission.

Kyle Jansson, Coordinator
Oregon Heritage Commission
725 Summer St. NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301-1266
(503) 986-0673
FAX (503) 986-0793
kyle.jansson at state.or.us
Oregon Heritage invites you to read and comment upon our blog, Oregon
Heritage Exchange, at http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/

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