This online learning opportunity is offered at no charge to members of and cultural heritage institutions within the boundaries of the following service areas: the Capital District Library Council, the Central New York Library Resources Council, the Greater Hudson Heritage Network, the Long Island Library Resources Council, the Metropolitan Library Council, the Northern New York Library Network, and the Western New York Library Resources Council.**
Scrapbooks are unique artifacts that combine personal and historical records, often representing family moments alongside local and national history. This webinar will discuss the issues to consider in providing the best level of care for scrapbook collections. The webinar introduces the structure of scrapbooks, types of materials commonly found in them, methods of attachment, and the implications for preservation and conservation. Low-cost, in-house preservation approaches are discussed.
This introductory webinar is designed for those with limited training in this subject, and those who are interested in a refresher. Staff and volunteers working with archival records and historic collections are encouraged to attend.
About the presenter: As a Preservation Specialist at NEDCC, Eva Grizzard conducts preservation needs assessments, presents workshops and webinars, and answers preservation inquiries from institutions and individuals. In her previous position as Assistant Archivist at the Rockefeller Archive Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY, she gained in-depth experience in processing and maintaining a variety of collection materials. She has earned both an M.S. in Library and Information Science with a concentration in Rare Books and Manuscripts and Special Collections, and an Advanced Certificate in Archives and Records Management from the Palmer School at Long Island University.
**Note: Registration is limited to individuals residing/working in the sponsoring service areas until October 13. Not sure which region you’re in? Click here. (GHHN-area constituents are located in the SENYLRC region.)
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This workshop was made possible in part with funds from the Documentary Heritage Program of the New York State Archives, a program of the New York State Education Department.
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