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SOLINET workshops

From: Alicia Riley <ariley>
Date: Friday, June 21, 2002
SOLINET, Inc., the Southeastern Library Network, is pleased to
announce our Summer Preservation Workshops (Please excuse

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
Roanoke City Public Library, Roanoke, VA
August 20, 2002
9am - 4pm

    Libraries and archives are vulnerable to a variety of disasters
    ranging from fires and flooding to roof leaks and mold
    outbreaks. To prevent unnecessary loss of materials, librarians
    and archivist must be prepared to handle both minor incidents
    and large scale emergencies.  Through lecture, group exercises,
    and demonstration, this workshop will provide the training
    necessary to plan, organize, and execute a disaster plan and
    salvage operation.

    Cost is $105 SOLINET members ($95 early bird, $130 late
    registration); $145 Non-SOLINET members ($135 early bird, $165
    late registration). Any institution within Virginia qualifies
    for the member rate.

Preservation Microfilming: The Silver Standard
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
September 16-17, 2002
8:30am - 5pm
Optional Q&A session until 6:30 on September 16.

    Libraries continue to be challenged by crumbling 19th century
    book and paper collections.  Digital technology is the choice to
    enhance access, but the Council on Library Information Resources
    considers preservation microfilming "the gold standard" for
    preserving the intellectual content of brittle, endangered
    materials.  The two-day session will cover planning projects,
    selection and preparation for filming, microfilm technology and
    equipment, standards and quality control including demonstration
    and hand-on activities.

    This workshop is designed for staff in all types of libraries
    and archives who manage or work with microfilming projects,
    preservation administrators, and collection managers.

    Cost is $195 SOLINET members ($185 early bird, $220 late
    registration), $235 Non-SOLINET members ($225 early bird, $260
    late registration. Price includes lunch on both days.  Any
    institution within Kentucky qualifies for the member rate.

Commercial Library Binding
Historic New Orleans Collections
New Orleans, LA
September 30, 2002
9am - 4pm

    This workshop provides the tools needed to make appropriate
    binding decisions that balance preservation goals and financial
    realities. Modules include: book structure and modern book
    manufacturing methods, an overview of bindery operations,
    discussion on contracts and vendor relations, and decision
    making. Included is a showing of Library Binding: A Shared
    Responsibility, A Collaborative Effort (a 1989 video developed
    by a team of librarians and binders), an exhibit of binding
    materials and methods, and an extensive resource packet.

    This workshop is designed for heads of technical services,
    serials, and/or binding departments, and bindery clerks in the
    bindery prep unit.

    Cost is $105 SOLINET members ($95 early bird, $130 late
    registration); $145 Non-SOLINET members ($135 early bird, $165
    late registration). Any institution within Louisiana qualifies
    for the member rate.

Partial funding for these workshops has been provided by a grant
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of
Preservation and Access.

For more information or to register, contact

    Vanessa Richardson
    vanessa_richardson [at] solinet__net

See <URL:> for full descriptions and online

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:3
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 27, 2002
                        Message Id: cdl-16-3-022
Received on Friday, 21 June, 2002

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