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Monday, August 11 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Managing Storage Environments for Sustainable Preservation #1511 LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Fees: Advance / Regular

SAA Members: $189 / $249
Employees of SAA Member Institutions: $219 / $279
Nonmembers: $249 / $299

Course Description

Get the latest information on practices for managing the storage environment for long-term preservation! This workshop is designed to enable collection care and management staff in archives and libraries to work with facilities personnel to define and achieve an optimal preservation environmentone that combines the best possible preservation of collections with the least possible consumption of energythat is sustainable over time. Practical information includes the role of temperature, humidity, and dew point in preservation and the basics of HVAC operation.

Upon completion of this workshop you’ll be able to:


  • Outline the role of the environment in material decay and collection preservation;

  • Identify the factors that shape the storage environment; and

  • Discuss mechanical system functions and components.


Who should attend? Archivist practitioners, archivist managers, archivist administrators, librarians, museum professionals, and records managers.

What should you know? General knowledge of preservation and collections care basics.

Attendance is limited to 35.

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Linden

Jeremy Linden

Senior Preservation Environment Specialist, Image Permanence Institute
Jeremy Linden joined IPI as a Preservation Environment Specialist in January 2010. He is primarily involved in the environmental management activities of IPI and works closely with colleagues in libraries, archives and museums on issues of material preservation, mechanical system performance, energy-savings and sustainability as a researcher, educator, and consultant. Prior to IPI, Jeremy was the Head of Archives and Special Collections at the... Read More →


Monday August 11, 2014 9:00am - 5:00pm
Delaware A [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

Attendees (9)