Archive | May, 2012

Security for Collections: Preventing Loss and Planning for Any Budget

From loss prevention to staff training to electronic security, there is a lot to consider when safeguarding your institution’s collections. Stevan  Layne, a leading authority on security management, risk assessment, emergency preparedness, violence prevention, and loss prevention spoke live with participants on how to incorporate smart security into their collections care plan – at any […]

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Selecting a Conservator

Even the most well-meaning and well-informed personnel cannot and should not perform all the collections care tasks that their artifacts need.  Consulting a conservator is good practice when planning any collections care activity but hiring one is particularly recommended when working with specialized collections, delicate conditions, extensive projects, or dangerous materials. How does one find […]

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