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Subject: Online course on archives management

Online course on archives management

From: Helen Alten <helen<-at->
Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
MS234: Archives Management
Instructor: Susan Duhl
Price: $475
Mar 4 - Mar 29, 2013
Location: online at <URL:>

Description: Archives include flat paper, photographs, bound
pamphlets, books, small 3-dimensional objects, and magnetic media.
The Archives Management course covers an introduction to the
materials found in archives and typical use of these materials
including use patterns, retrieval needs, finding aids, handling and
exhibition.  The last half of the course details optimum storage
options for archival materials.  Storage includes furniture, storage
techniques, standardized and specialized housing such as folders and
boxes and custom-made housings.

Logistics: Participants in the Archives Management course work
through sections on their own.  Instructor Susan Duhl is available
for scheduled email support.  Materials and resources include online
literature, slide lectures, dialog between students and online chats
led by the instructor.  The course is limited to 20 participants.

Archives Management lasts four weeks.  Please sign up at
<URL:> and pay at
<URL:> If you have trouble
please contact Helen Alten at helen<-at->collectioncare<.>org

The Instructor:

    Susan Duhl is an Art Conservator in private practice
    specializing in art on paper and archival collections.  She
    provides workshops, preservation consultations and conservation
    treatment to institutions and private individuals throughout the
    world.  Susan treats works on paper, including prints,
    watercolors, drawings, wallpaper, documents, and 3-dimensional
    paper objects.  Her work includes disaster response and
    recovery, consultations and collection surveys to determine
    condition, treatment and long-term care recommendations, and
    helping clients prioritize treatment needs.  Her recent clients
    include the Library of Congress, the National Archives and
    Records Administration, The Woodmere Art Museum, and LaSalle and
    Lehigh University Art Museums.  Susan completed her Master of
    Art degree and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation
    from the State University College at Buffalo Art Conservation
    Program. She is a Professional Associate of the American
    Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
    and founding member of the Art Conservator Alliance,

Brad Bredehoft for Helen Alten
Northern States Conservation Center

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