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FLICC Preservation Institute

From: Anne Harrison <anha<-at->
Date: Friday, June 5, 2009
FLICC Preservation Institute:  A Cooperative Program

Gain preservation knowledge from the experts.  In partnership with
the Library of Congress Preservation Directorate, Lyrasis, and the
Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), the Federal Library
and Information Center Committee (FLICC) presents a course in
preservation for libraries and other cultural heritage institutions
geared toward working professionals.  The program has three
components:

Part I: As an introduction, participants take Preservation 101, a
self-paced online course created by NEDCC which covers the basics of
preserving print, electronic, and other media.  In addition to
learning about the nature of library materials and what makes them
vulnerable, you will gain knowledge about environmental monitoring
and control, digital reformatting, disaster planning, and setting
priorities for preservation.  LC staff are on call for consultation
while you are taking the course.  A live online forum for discussion
will be offered the first week in August.

Part II: The centerpiece of this three-tier program is the week long
Introduction to Preservation Practices at the Library of Congress,
taught by Preservation Directorate staff.  From August 17 through
21, 2009, learn how theories are put into practice in the oldest and
largest United States library preservation operation, and have an
opportunity to tour the various preservation facilities at the
Library of Congress.

Part III: The third part of the program is a series of Online
courses from Lyrasis (formerly Solinet and Palinet), a leader in
providing preservation training and service to libraries and other
cultural institutions. You will learn to apply preservation
principles and processes in your institution and explore special
topics:

On-demand, self-paced courses, take anytime between August 24, 2009
and December 31, 2009:

    Audiovisual Preservation on a Shoestring Budget

    Under Construction! Preservation Concerns during Construction
    and Renovation

    Mammoth Materials: How to Preserve Posters, Maps and More

Live-online courses, to be held on dates listed here (all are three
two-hour sessions):

    Developing a Disaster Plan
    September 16, 23, and 30, 2009
    2-4pm

    The Educated Consumer: Evaluating Preservation Products and
    Services
    October 6-8, 2009
    10am - 120pm

    Managing and Preserving Digital Materials
    October 14-16, 2009
    10am - 12pm

Federal staff will find the program announcement and registration
information on the FLICC web site:

    <URL:http://www.loc.gov/
        flicc/meeting_announcements/2009/ma0914.pdf>

Staff at non-federal institutions will find registration information
through Lyrasis here:

    <URL:http://www.lyrasis.org/
        Classes-and-Events/Catalog/F/
        FLICC-Preservation-Institute.aspx>

    **** Moderator's comments: The above URLs have been wrapped for
    email. There should be no newlines.

For more information about the content of institute and courses,
please contact

    Anne Harrison
    202-707-4834
    anha<-at->loc<.>gov

Anne Harrison
Library of Congress
FLICC/FEDLINK
101 Independence Ave., S.E.  LA215
Washington, D.C.  20540-4935
202-707-4834
Fax: 202-707-4828


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