Collection Activities Archives: Collections Management

Objects on the Move! Packing and Transporting Collections

This webinar concerned the moving of collections into temporary or new storage, or re-configuring existing storage.  Covered topics included estimating time and staff to pack and move items, ordering supplies, arranging transportation, packing properly, and even featuring this behind-the-scenes work in public outreach and education. Recorded:  Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Duration: Approximately 60 minutes Guest […]

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Flag Rolling and Storage

Anne Ennes, Textile Conservator, Museum Conservation Services at the National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about flag rolling and storage.

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Live Question and Answer Session on How Cultural Institutions Can Work with Emergency Responders for Preparedness and Response

Lori Foley and Dan Kochensparger give tips on how to work with emergency responders in your community. When disaster strikes your institution, emergency responders loom large and are in charge. Who are your emergency responders, and how do you convince them that cultural resources require special attention? Learn how to establish a relationship with your […]

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Featured Resource–Photo Cold Storage

National Park Service’s Cold Storage: A Long-Term Preservation Strategy for Film-Based Photographic Materials Web site has video tutorials about the type of photographic materials that are appropriate for cold storage and instructions on how to package, store, monitor, and access them. A non-Flash version of the Web site is also available. Some of the topics […]

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