May 28, 2022

Reminder: Preservation Week Begins on April 21st

ALA sent out a reminder news release today about Preservation Week that begins on April 21st. Preservation Week is sponsored by an number of organizations including ALCTS, LC, IMLS, SAA, AIC, and American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. From April 22-28, libraries across America will celebrate Preservation Week @ your library. Themed […]

Preservation Week 2011 is Underway!

UPDATE: Webinar: Protecting Future Access Now: Models for Preserving Digitized Books and Other Content at Cultural Heritage Organizations This webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 2pm EDST; 11am PDST. Amy Kirchhoff, the Archive Service Product Manager at Portico will be the presenter. Key Web Pages Official Preservation Week Page (via ALA) Preservation […]

Pass It On: Preservation Week 2011 Begins in Less Than One Month

Pass It On: Preservation Week April 24–30, 2011 Some 630 million items in collecting institutions require immediate attention and care. Eighty percent of these institutions have no paid staff assigned responsibility for collections care; 22 percent have no collections care personnel at all. Some 2.6 billion items are not protected by an emergency plan. As […]