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Free Workshop on Preserving your Collections During a Disaster!

October 24, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, at the Utah State Archives: Register HERE

1973-Fire-NARA

1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center where an estimated 80% of army records from 1912 to 1960 were lost.

Randy-Silverman

Randy Silverman is a Preservation Librarian at the University of Utah and founding member of WESTPAS, a project that focuses on preserving cultural collections in the West.

 

At the two-part workshop on Wednesday, October 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Randy Silverman will teach you how to:

 

  • Create a disaster response & collection salvage plan

  • Train staff to implement your plan effectively

  • Set pre- and post-disaster action priorities

  • Understand practical decision-making skills needed during an emergency

  • Practice salvage procedures for books, documents, photos & objects

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