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ALCTS Webinar: How to Host a Preservation Week Event

  • 12 Feb 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • webinar, see description for details

Preservation Week is April 27-May 3!


Hosting an event in a discipline you are not too familiar with can be daunting. What topic do you choose, who can you find to speak, what if someone asks a question after the event and you don't know the answer?  The Preservation Week web site is here to help! Join Donia Conn for tips on how to host an event, find a speaker, and use the Preservation Week web site to its fullest.


ALCTS thanks Acme-HF Group and George Blood, L.P. for sponsoring this webinar to celebrate Preservation Week.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to confidently navigate the Preservation Week web site to assist in planning and hosting a Preservation Week event.


Who Should Attend?

Librarians thinking about planning a Preservation Week event or those already working on one.



Donia Conn is an independent consultant for small and mid-sized cultural heritage institutions. She has worked in the fields of conservation and preservation for almost twenty years, specializing in book conservation and preservation training. She presents workshops and webinars on preservation and digitization topics, consults with institutions on disaster planning and preservation issues, and is adjunct faculty for the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science teaching Preservation Management and Collections Maintenance. Donia has been one of the people working on developing Preservation Week since 2009.





How to Register

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For questions or comments related to this free webinar, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or


*Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.*



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