Amigos Offers Online Collections Care Classes in December

In December, Amigos is offering two online classes for institutions interested in learning more about caring for their collections.

Emergency Preparedness is scheduled for December 4 and 11 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. CST.

In this class learn to:

  • Describe the basic elements of disaster planning
  • Assess risks based upon geography and building issues
  • Create a plan for recovery after a disaster
  • Determine appropriate disaster supplies and sources

Introduction to Preservation: Issues and Practices is scheduled for December 16 and 23 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. CST.

In this class learn to:

  • Explain the basic mechanisms by which library and archival materials deteriorate
  • Demonstrate basic care and handling techniques
  • Design effective storage procedures
  • List the elements of a successful preservation program
  • Plan for preservation in your own institution

To register for these classes and to check out the rest of our continuing education schedule, visit our website.