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Free Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery workshops — Preserve your collections!

August 10, 2015

Randy Silverman

Randy Silverman, Preservation Librarian at the University of Utah and Fulbright Specialists project recipient.

Randy Silverman, Preservation Librarian at the University of Utah and a founding member of WESTPAS, will be teaching two-part workshops in October sponsored by Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS), a project that focuses on preserving cultural collections in the West.

At the workshops, learn how to:

  • Complete a disaster response & collection salvage plan
  • Learn how to train staff to implement your plan effectively
  • Set pre- and post-disaster action priorities for your collections
  • Understand practical decision-making skills needed during an emergency
  • Experience salvage procedures for books, documents, photos & objects

Choose One Location/Date during Archives Month–Register Online Today

Salt Lake City, UT              Tuesday, October 6, 2015–9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Utah State Archives

Logan, UT                          Friday, October 9, 2015–9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library

Cedar City, UT                   Thursday, October 15, 2015–9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Southern Utah University Sherratt Library

For further information or to register, please see the attached flyer:

Protecting Cultural Collections Utah Promo (download docx)

Protecting Cultural Collections Utah Promo (view pdf)

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