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Training days

From: John Webster <blpac<-at->
Date: Friday, November 29, 2013
Writing and using a preservation policy
Preservation Advisory Centre training day
British Library, London
7 February 2014

    What are you keeping, for how long and why? What measures can
    you put in place to ensure sustainable use and enhanced access
    to collections over time?

    A preservation policy provides clarity, accountability and
    structure for organisations seeking to manage collections over
    the long-term. This training day is aimed at librarians,
    archivists and collections managers with responsibility for
    policies, strategies and planning. Whether you are writing a
    preservation policy for the first time or revising it, this
    training will provide you with a framework to build a policy and
    then put it into practice.  It includes case studies and the
    opportunity to begin to write your policy under the guidance of
    preservation and collections management consultant Jonathan
    Rhys-Lewis (ACR).  Previous attendees found that the day helped
    with "distinctions between policy, strategy, guidelines and
    action plans" and provided "practical information regarding how
    to develop an effective policy and what to include/exclude from
    it."

    Cost: UKP105 + VAT (including lunch and refreshments)

    For full programme and booking details, please see

    <URL:http://www.bl.uk/blpac/policy.html>

Disaster response and salvage
Preservation Advisory Centre training day
British Library
London
11 February 2014.  This intensive course

    focuses on preparing for disaster response and salvage.  The
    course uses experience of responding to real incidents to
    demonstrate how planning can minimise the impact of emergencies
    in libraries and archives as well as outlining the practical
    steps to take when responding to situations.  The course
    includes an emergency decision-making exercise and a hands-on
    salvage exercise.

    Cost: UKP115 + VAT (including lunch and refreshments)

    For full programme and booking details, please see:
    <URL:http://www.bl.uk/blpac/salvage.html>

Preventing Pests by IPM
Preservation Advisory Centre training day
British Library, London: 25 February 2014

    Led by David Pinniger, Independent Consultant Entomologist, this
    one-day workshop introduces Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
    The course is aimed at anyone with responsibility for the care
    of libraries, archives and collections.  Participants will
    learn:

        The main insect pests: what they need to live, how to
        identify them and the damage they cause

        How to prevent pests becoming established

        How to select the most appropriate treatments to control
        pests

        How to set up an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programme.

    Cost: UKP105 + VAT (including lunch and refreshments)

    Programme and booking details

        <URL:http://www.bl.uk/blpac/pests1.html>

Preservation Advisory Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
+44 20 7412 7612


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