January 25, 2013 at 6:32 pm #2780Jonathan FinkelsteinMember
The New Jersey State Library is leading a two-year initiative to address urgent collections care needs in New Jersey, through educational programs and training. Intended to reach collections care professionals and volunteers, these programs will encourage the use of best practices, support targeted fundraising and marketing, increase the use of existing resources, and accelerate the development of collaborative strategies.
This workshop will help your institution get started in the development of a digital program. The session includes discussion of the tools you can use for scanning; basic hardware, software, and metadata issues; use of in-house or outsourced services to digitize; collaborative digitization; practical planning decisions for staffing; and budgeting for digital activities.
Speaker: Thomas F.R. Clareson, Senior Consultant, Digital & Preservation Services, LYRASIS
April 9 – Morris Museum, Morristown
April 10 – Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan
April 23 – WheatonArts, Milville
April 24 – Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights
PRINCIPLES OF ARCHIVAL MANAGEMENT
This workshop will focus on topics of collection management in archival collections, particularly accessioning, processing, and providing access to material. There will also be some discussion about leveraging scarce resources, particularly funding and staffing.
Speaker: Rachel Onuf, Archival Consultant
May 7 – Morris Museum, Morristown
May 8 – Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan
May 14 – WheatonArts, Milville
May 15 – Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights
This workshop will address concerns in creating safe and effective housing for the storage and display of paper art and artifacts. Participants will have the opportunity to create a few simple enclosures. *Limited to 24 participants
Speaker: Jessica Makin, Manager of Housing & Framing, CCAHA
Fee: $35 (includes $10 materials fee)
March 13 – Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights
June 11 – Morris Museum, Morristown
June 18 – WheatonArts, Milville
June 20 – Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan
PRESERVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS
This workshop will examine suitable housing supplies, including paper, plastics, interleaving papers, boxes, and more. Environmental parameters for storage, proper labeling techniques, and safe handling of photographs will also be discussed.
Speaker: Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, CCAHA
March 6 – Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights
August 13 – Morris Museum, Morristown
August 20 – WheatonArts, Milville
August 22 – Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan
PRESERVATION BEST PRACTICES FOR OPTIMAL COLLECTIONS CARE
This program will provide participants with an overview of the preservation standards for the many aspects of collections care.
Speaker: Laura Hortz Stanton, Director of Preservation Services, CCAHA
July 9 – Morris Museum, Morristown
July 11 – Monmouth County Archives, Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan
July 16 – WheatonArts, Milville
July 17 – Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights
* Programs are 9:30am – 3:30pm
* Lunch will be provided.
* Refunds will be given until two weeks prior to the program date, minus a $10 cancellation fee.
* If you have special needs, please contact CCAHA at least three weeks prior to the program date so that accommodations can be made.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to program date
Registration, secure credit card payment, and additional program information are available at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar.
This programming is presented by the New Jersey State Library and the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, with generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Project partners: New Jersey State Archives, Newark Museum, The New Jersey State Museum, The New Jersey Historical Commission, and Rutgers University.
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