This webinar will focus on special requirements for storage and preservation of collections of books and paper. The instructor will explain low-cost DIY techniques for designing custom boxes, folders, and enclosures; managing and monitoring storage rooms; explain various retrieval systems, and the importance of tagging critical collections in preparation for an emergency or disaster response. The webinar will also cover potential sources of grant funds for collections care. Even on a budget, organizations can use creative methods to create cost-efficient storage for these vital collections.
Other webinars in this series include:
- Care and Storage of Historic Collections on January 27, 2014
- Low Tech Storage Solutions for Photographs on March 25, 2014
- Low Tech Storage Solutions for Historic Objects, Part 1 - Ceramics, Metal & Wooden Tools, Archaeological & Ethnographic Artifacts, and Furniture on April 8, 2014
- Low Tech Storage Solutions for Historic Objects, Part 2 - Paintings, Decorative Arts, and Textiles on May 13, 2014
This webinar is made available to METRO and other NY3Rs members at a discounted rate of $10. For more information or to register, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5884794394440698881
This webinar is part of the Connecting to New York's Collections program, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.