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Dear All,

 

Following on from yesterdays email please find below a programme for the event.  If you are interested in booking on this event please contact Kat Birch on 020 7549 1712 or email [log in to unmask]

 

Regards

 

Paddy McNulty

Workforce Development Co-ordinator

MLA London

 

Preservation for access           NPO training day           12.06.07

 

 

Programme

 

09.45-10.00

Registration 

 

 

10.00-10.30

Preservation frameworks and policies
Alison Walker, Head, National Preservation Office

 

 

10.30-11.15

Disaster planning and emergency response
Jonathan Rhys-Lewis, Consultant in preservation and collection management 

 

 

11.15-11.30

Break

 

 

11.30-12.30

Packing and moving library and archive collections
Caroline Bendix, Library conservator and trainer

 

 

12.30-13.15

Lunch

 

 

13.15-14.15

Environmental monitoring for museums, archives and libraries
Jonathan Rhys-Lewis and Caroline Bendix

 

 

14.15-15.00

Caring for bookbindings and commissioning conservation

Alison Walker, Head, National Preservation Office

 

 

15.00-15.15

Break

 

 

15.15-15.45

Benchmarks and surveys
Jonathan Rhys-Lewis, Consultant in preservation and collection management Alison Walker, Head, National Preservation Office

 

 

15.45-16.15

Preservation clinic: participants are invited to bring issues from their own collections for the expert panel members

 

Paddy McNulty

Workforce Development Co-ordinator

Direct line: 020 7549 1711

Main line: 020 7549 1700

Fax: 020 7490 5225

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www.mlalondon.org.uk

 

MLA London,

Fourth Floor,

53-56 Great Sutton Street,

London EC1V 0DG

 

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Additional information:  

 

Spaces remaining on Preservation for Access: Managing Paper Based Collections

Tuesday 12th June 2007

The British Library, Euston Road, London

9.30am to 4.30pm

 

Do you have paper based collections within your organisation? Want to know more about managing care and access to paper based collections in a museum, library, or archive environment?  Then this one day workshop is for you.

 

This one day event has been organised for MLA London by the National Preservation Office and brings together some of the country's leading experts on the care and management of paper based collections in our museums, libraries, and archives.

 

Speakers will consider the development of preservation policy and strategy, current developments and best practice in environmental monitoring, wider conservation issues for paper based collections in archives and museums, packing and moving book and paper collections, and briefing.  The day will end with a general 'preservation clinic' where participants are invited to bring issues from their collections for advice from the expert panel.

 

By the end of the day participants will:

 

*         Understand the basics of developing a collection wide preservation strategy and prioritising a collection's conservation needs

*         Understand current best practice in environmental monitoring and control

*         Be confident to plan a collection move

*         Be confident to brief, commission, manage, and work with specialist conservators

*         Have had the opportunity to discuss specific preservation issues and problems with an expert panel.

 

Speakers: Alison Walker (National Preservation Office), Jonathan Rhys-Lewis (Preservation and Collections Management Consultant), Caroline Bendix (Library conservator and trainer)

 

A light lunch will be provided.

 

To book a place on this course you may download a booking form from our website www.mlalondon.org.uk <http://www.mlalondon.org.uk/> .  Or request a booking form by contact the Kat Birch on 020 7549 1712, or emailing [log in to unmask] 

 

Cost: 75 for participants from the 33 London Boroughs; 90 for participants from outside of London.

 

 

 

Paddy McNulty

Workforce Development Co-ordinator

Direct line: 020 7549 1711

Main line: 020 7549 1700

Fax: 020 7490 5225

[log in to unmask]

www.mlalondon.org.uk

 

MLA London,

Fourth Floor,

53-56 Great Sutton Street,

London EC1V 0DG

 

P please consider the environment - do you really need to print this email? 

 

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