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SOLINET workshops

From: Alicia Riley <ariley>
Date: Monday, October 1, 2001
Advanced Book Repair for General Collections (New)
Wednesday-Thursday
December 5-6, 2001
Emory University
Woodruff Library, Atlanta, GA
8:30 am - 5 pm

    Building upon the skills learned in the Fundamentals of Book
    Repair and Intermediate Book Repair workshops. Participants will
    learn more complex repair and housing techniques designed for
    modern, cloth, bound publishers, bindings that are
    characteristics of general collections. The focus of this
    two-day session is on volumes where the text block has become
    detached from its cover and on constructing enclosures for
    fragile materials.

    This workshop is designed for library staff members with
    experience in book repair and/or supervisors of book repair
    units. Previous attendance at SOLINET's Fundamentals of Book
    Repair and Intermediate Nook Repair is mandatory for
    registration.

    Instructors ate Tina Mason, Preservation Field Services Officer,
    SOLINET and Ann Frellsen, Conservator, Emory University
    Libraries.

    Cost is $155 SOLINET members, all membership categories, ($145
    early bird, $180 late  registration); $195 Non-SOLINET members,
    ($185 early bird, $220 late registration). Any institution
    within Georgia qualifies for the member rate.

Did Our Insurance Policy Say That? Risk Management for Library and
Cultural Collections
Monday, November 5, 2001
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem NC 9 am - 4 pm

    This full-day workshop discusses risk management techniques for
    libraries and cultural collections. Through lecture, discussion
    and break-out sessions the following topics will be highlighted:

        *   valuation of collections
        *   types of property insurance coverage
        *   insuring specific materials
        *   choosing an insurance agent
        *   appraisal

    The instructor for this workshop is Jeanne Drewes, Assistant
    Director for Access and Preservation, Michigan State University
    Libraries. Guest presenters from allied fields will participate
    in break-out sessions.

    Cost is SOLINET members, all membership categories ($85 early
    bird, $120 late registration); $135 Non-SOLINET members ($125
    early bird, $160 late registration). Any institution in North
    Carolina qualifies for the member rate.

Fundamentals of Book Repair
Tuesday-Wednesday, November 13-14, 2001
the Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, LA
8:30 am - 5 pm

    This two-day workshop is designed for staff members who perform
    book repair in libraries and those who supervise repair units.
    The workshop teaches simple, economical, and preservation
    quality repairs for materials in general, circulating and
    reference collections. The procedures covered are tightening
    hinges, endsheet replacement, spine replacement, paper mending,
    tip-ins and hinge-ins.

    The workshop will *not* cover techniques for the repair of
    materials that are special, rare, or archival. Instructors are
    Tina Mason, SOLINET Preservation Field Services Officer and
    AnnFrellsen, Conservator, Emory University Libraries.

    Cost is $155 SOLINET members, all membership categories, ($145
    early bird, $180 late  registration); $195 Non-SOLINET members,
    ($185 early bird, $220 late registration). Any institution
    within Louisiana qualifies for the member rate.

Preservation Management
Monday, October 29, 2001
the Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, LA
9 am - 4 pm

    The workshop will outline the manager's role in organizing and
    planning preservation activities in a library or archives. It
    includes lecture and discussions covering the following topics:

        *   The nature of library materials, elements of a
            preservation program, effects of storage conditions
        *   Organization and planning--staffing, workflow, needs
            assessment
        *   Selection--determining the best options, and juggling
            competing needs for traditional activities with digital
            projects
        *   Strategies for integrating preservation into library
            operations

The instructor is Christine Wiseman, Preservation Education Officer,
Preservation Services, SOLINET.

Cost is Cost is $95 SOLINET members, all membership categories, ($85
early bird, $120 late  registration); $135 Non-SOLINET members,
($125 early bird, $160 late registration). Any institution within
Louisiana qualifies for the member rate.

Preservation of Photographic Materials
Thursday, November 8, 2001
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
9 am - 4 pm

    Deterioration of photographic materials is a significant concern
    in library and archival collections. This full-day introductory
    workshop discusses means of preserving photographic materials
    based on real-world issues and situations. Among the topics
    covered are:

        *   photographic materials and processes
        *   issues with prints, color, film, glass, albums, etc.
        *   environment and storage guidelines
        *   handling guidelines
        *   housing guidelines
        *   exhibition guidelines
        *   duplication/reformatting
        *   new technologies
        *   collection maintenance/preservation planning

    The instructor is Andrew Robb, photograph conservator whose
    clients have included the National Gallery of Art, the Library
    of Congress, the National Museum of American Art, and the
    National Museum of American History.

    Cost is $95 SOLINET members, all membership categories, ($85
    early bird, $120 late  registration); $135 Non-SOLINET members,
    ($125 early bird, $160 late registration). Any institution
    within Virginia qualifies for the member rate.

For more information or to register, contact Vanessa Richardson at
800-999-8558, vanessa_richardson [at] solinet__net or visit
<URL:http://www.solinet.net> for full descriptions and online
registration.

These workshops are funded in part by a grant from the National
Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access.


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