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Workshop on preservation planning for archives

From: Glenda Stevens <g.stevens>
Date: Monday, July 17, 2000
The Preservation Section of the Society of American Archivists would
like to recommend the workshop described below to subscribers of
this list serv. It will be taught as a pre-conference workshop to
our annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

Preservation Planning for Archives
Workshop #0021
August 29, 2000
Fee: $215; SAA Members, $169
Continuing Education Units: .75
Instructor: Pamela Hackbart-Dean

During this one-day workshop, participants will: learn the role of
surveys in preservation planning; determine fundamental selection
considerations; review the nature of materials found in archives and
the preservation problems they pose; review the factors that cause
the deterioration of materials; focus on holdings maintenance
procedures; and establish criteria for evaluating materials and
supplies used for holdings maintenance activities. Surveying,
selecting and holdings maintenance, recognized as basic components
of archival preservation management, are critical aspects of
archival arrangement and description. The workshop is designed for
archives staff as an introduction to preservation issues and the
holdings and maintenance activities performed during arrangement and
description. The instructor for the workshop is Pamela
Hackbart-Dean, archivist and assistant department head, Richard B.
Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of

For information about registration and accommodations see

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