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Subject: New Jersey Collections Care Network training program

New Jersey Collections Care Network training program

From: Kimberly Magyar <pso<-at->
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Registration now open New Jersey's Collections Care Network training
programs

The New Jersey State Library is leading a two-year initiative to
address urgent collections care needs in New Jersey, through
educational programs and training.  Intended to reach collections
care professionals and volunteers, these programs will encourage the
use of best practices, support targeted fundraising and marketing,
increase the use of existing resources, and accelerate the
development of collaborative strategies.

Programs

Digitization Basics

    This workshop will help your institution get started in the
    development of a digital program.  The session includes
    discussion of the tools you can use for scanning; basic
    hardware, software, and metadata issues; use of in-house or
    outsourced services to digitize; collaborative digitization;
    practical planning decisions for staffing; and budgeting for
    digital activities.

    Speaker: Thomas F.R. Clareson, Senior Consultant, Digital and
    Preservation Services, LYRASIS

    Fee: $25

Schedule:

    April 9, 2013       Morris Museum, Morristown
    April 10, 2013      Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County
                        Library Headquarters, Manalapan
    April 23, 2013      WheatonArts, Milville
    April 24, 2013      Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights,
                        Hasbrouck Heights

Principles of Archival Management

    This workshop will focus on topics of collection management in
    archival collections, particularly accessioning, processing, and
    providing access to material.  There will also be some discussion
    about leveraging scarce resources, particularly funding and
    staffing.

    Speaker: Rachel Onuf, Archival Consultant

Fee: $25

Schedule:

    May 7, 2013         Morris Museum, Morristown
    May 8, 2013         Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County
                        Library Headquarters, Manalapan
    May 14, 2013        WheatonArts, Milville
    May 15, 2013        Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights,
                        Hasbrouck Heights

Housing Solutions

    This workshop will address concerns in creating safe and
    effective housing for the storage and display of paper art and
    artifacts.  Participants will have the opportunity to create a
    few simple enclosures.

    Limited to 24 participants

    Speaker: Jessica Makin, Manager of Housing and Framing, CCAHA

    Fee: $35 (includes $10 materials fee)

    Schedule:

    March 13, 2013      Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights,
                        Hasbrouck Heights
    June 11, 2013       Morris Museum, Morristown
    June 18, 2013       WheatonArts, Milville
    June 20, 2013       Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County
                        Library Headquarters, Manalapan

Preserving your Photographic Collections

    This workshop will examine suitable housing supplies, including
    paper, plastics, interleaving papers, boxes, and more.
    Environmental parameters for storage, proper labeling
    techniques, and safe handling of photographs will also be
    discussed.

    Speaker: Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, CCAHA

    Fee: $25

    Schedule:

    March 6, 2013       Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights,
                        Hasbrouck Heights
    August 13, 2013     Morris Museum, Morristown
    August 20, 2013     WheatonArts, Milville
    August 22, 2013     Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County
                        Library Headquarters, Manalapan

Preservation Best Practices for Optimal Collections Care

    This program will provide participants with an overview of the
    preservation standards for the many aspects of collections care.

    Speaker: Laura Hortz Stanton, Director of Preservation Services,
    CCAHA

    Fee: $25

    Schedule:

    July 9              Morris Museum, Morristown
    July 11             Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County
                        Library Headquarters, Manalapan
    July 16             WheatonArts, Milville
    July 17             Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights,
                        Hasbrouck Heights

Notes

Programs are 9:30am - 3:30pm
Lunch will be provided.

Refunds will be given until two weeks prior to the program date,
minus a $10 cancellation fee.

If you have special needs, please contact CCAHA at least three weeks
prior to the program date so that accommodations can be made.

Registration and payment:

Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to program date

Registration, secure credit card payment, and additional program
information are available at

    <URL:http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar>

This programming is presented by the New Jersey State Library and
the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, with
generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Project partners: New Jersey State Archives, Newark Museum, The New
Jersey State Museum, The New Jersey Historical Commission, and
Rutgers University.

Kimberly Magyar
Preservation Services Assistant
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
215-545-0613
Fax: 215-735-9313


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