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Online courses at

From: Helen Alten <helen<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Here are the courses that will be running on in

Courses beginning November 4, 2014:

MS204: Materials for Storage and Display
Instructor: Gretchen Anderson
Description: One of the great benefits of the 21st century is the
abundance of materials for storing and displaying collections.
Materials for Storage and Display covers this vast array in detail.
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MS211: Preservation Environments
Instructor: Ernest A. Conrad
Description: Preservation Environments is essential knowledge for
any collecting institution. Everyone should understand how humidity
and temperature are controlled by a building and its mechanical
More information:

MS212: Care of Textiles
Instructor: Ann Coppinger
Description: Caring for textiles demands an understanding of how and
why they deteriorate. This course offers a simplified explanation of
the origin and structure of textile fibers as well as the finished
textile object; be it either a piece of whole cloth or a finished
More information:

MS218: Collection Inventories
Instructor: Peggy Schaller
Description: Collection Inventories discusses everything you ever
wanted to know about collection inventories. From how to set one up
to how to conduct an inventory.
More information:

MS223: Care of Metals
Instructor: Fiona Graham
Description: Learn how to identify different types of metal and
their alloys. Gain an understanding of how and why metals
deteriorate and methods for preventing deterioration from occurring
or continuing.
More information:

MS233: Matting and Framing
Instructor: Susan Duhl
Description: Matting and Framing teaches the materials and
techniques of conservation-quality framing.
More information:

MS 244: Traveling Exhibitions
Instructor: Lin Nelson-Mayson
Description: In this online course, learn how to find interesting
exhibits developed by other museums and plan for your exhibition
from idea to on the road--and beyond!
More information:

MS 259: The Volunteer Handbook
Instructor: Karin Hostetter
Description: Volunteers should be considered unpaid staff and, like
a staff handbook, a strong volunteer organization should have a
volunteer handbook.
More information:

Course beginning November 11, 2014:

MS007: The Mission Statement: Is it really that Important?
Instructor: Peggy Schaller
Description: The heart of every museum is its collection and a
mission statement is critical to preserving that collection.
More information:

Brad Bredehoft for Helen Alten
Northern States Conservation Center

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