Myth #3: “Emergency planning requires creating an immense 3-ring binder of information.”
Disaster planning can seem like a daunting task, requiring a lot of paperwork and time, but it is not as difficult as you might think. There are simple tasks and tools that can help you prepare for the worst. In this webinar, you will learn about what essentials are necessary for your plan, how to prioritize your collection for recovery, and helpful hints working with recovery vendors.
About This Series
There are some longstanding “myths” about preservation; some stem from past theories that have been rethought or retooled and others from only remembering part of the story. Come to this webinar series to hear the truth about mold, climate control, and emergency planning.
About Our Presenter: Tara D. Kennedy is the Preventive Conservator at the Yale Library Center for Preservation and Conservation. She holds an MLS and Certificate of Advanced Study in Preservation and Conservation Studies for library and archival collections. Before coming to Yale, she interned at the National Archives, and worked as a paper conservator at the Smithsonian’s National Anthropological Archives in Washington DC and the Ford Conservation Center in Omaha, Nebraska. She is a Professional Associate member of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) and is a member of the National Heritage Responders (NHR), a group of volunteer conservators who assist cultural institutions and people around the United States whose collections have been affected by disasters.