Process ID Chart: Photomechanical Prints Source: Gawain Weaver Art Conservation A chart of magnified photomechanical images to aid in process identification.
Archive | April, 2018
National Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness Source: Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) The purpose of the Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness is to assist institutions in the preparation of their own Emergency Telephone List and in the selection of emergency supplies and equipment to have on-site. As part of every disaster preparedness […]
Recorded: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Abandoned Property Project Source: Society of American Archivists Fifty states, the territories, and the District of Columbia have adopted unclaimed property laws that pertain to “intangible property” such as money and financial instruments. The holdings of cultural institutions, however, fall under “tangible property.” This includes non-real estate property items—material that can be moved, touched or […]
Photographic Process Identification Webinars Source: Image Permanence Institute (IPI) This webinar series, funded by The National Endowment for the Humanities, is free and open for all to attend. The first three webinars will discuss the various materials and technologies of photographic prints. The next two will teach a methodology and controlled vocabulary for process identification, […]
Free Preservation Webinars from Preservation Week Source: ALCTS, A division of the American Library Association Find recordings of past years’ free Preservation Week webinars on YouTube and link to any of the recordings. Libraries are encouraged to use any of these free recordings as part of their programming.
Recorded: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Guidelines for the Use of Copyrighted Materials Source: Association of Art Museum Directors The possession, ownership and use of copyrighted materials and works of art in art museums involves virtually all aspects of museum operations, from the display of works of art to the dissemination of archival material, from the creation of exhibition catalogues to […]
Evacuating Collections: What You Should Know Source: National Heritage Responders With enough notice before a large disaster like a hurricane, you may plan to evacuate collections to a safe area out of the way of the storm. These suggestions will help you manage the evacuation process to ensure your collections travel safely.
Advice for Homeowners After a Wildfire: Keep a Diary Source: The New York Times After damage from a wildfire — or from a flood or any other major disaster — it’s important to take detailed notes to help the insurance claim process go as smoothly, and as swiftly, as possible. This article was written for […]