For Collections Care Professionals
Looking for free webinars for small to mid-sized cultural institutions through our Connecting to Collections Care Community? Register for upcoming webinars or access an archive of over 125 recordings at www.connectingtocollections.org.
C2C Care Course: Health and Safety in Collections CareIncludes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 08/03/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
This course will use hazards within collections to introduce participants to the basic principles of occupational health and safety; the role of health and safety regulations; the identification and control of hazards; and planning and implementing risk management strategies.
C2C Care Course: Planning and Managing Magnetic Media Preservation ProjectsContains 14 Component(s)
With this 5-part course, participants will learn how to plan for projects involving the preservation of magnetic audio or video tapes.
Implementing the Incident Command System at the Institutional LevelContains 1 Component(s)
Our speaker, David Carmicheal, will discuss the Incident Command System (ICS), and how to adapt the ICS structure to cultural organizations.
Physical Media to Digital Storage: Migrating Audiovisual Files in Museum CollectionsContains 10 Component(s)
C2C Care presents a course consisting of five (5) webinars that will assist collecting institutions in the proper handling, storage, and transfer of removable media (optical media, hard drives, flash drives, etc.).
Collections Management for Smaller Cultural InstitutionsContains 8 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/26/2019
During this four-part self-study course, participants will learn about essential aspects of collections management, from the acquisition and registration of objects through the care, use, and deaccessioning of objects.
Cleaning the Museum Without DamageContains 8 Component(s)
We all think we know how to clean. After all, we do it at home. We dust, vacuum, wash the dishes, polish the silver, and wash the floor. However, the methods we use at home have the potential of causing damage to the collections under our care.
Planning Your RE-ORG ProjectContains 12 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/27/2019
This course will introduce you to and guide you through the RE-ORG Method, a step-by-step approach to storage organization that will help you to reorganize your current storage rooms, focusing on the creative, yet safe, use of existing resources.
Making the Most of Your AssessmentContains 6 Component(s)
In this four part series, presenters will discuss what is included in a general preservation assessment, other types of useful collections care related assessments, using an assessment for grant writing and fundraising, and creating an implementable preservation plan.
Preservation Methods and Materials for ExhibitionsContains 12 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/25/2018
This self-study course covers basics and standards for lighting, exhibition components, mount making, and installation and object handling equipment.
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) partnered to present a series of online resources that provide sound recovery practices for cultural heritage. The target audience for these training events includes staff in small museums responsible for collections care, as well as homeowners and collectors.
Wet Recovery of Paper and BooksThe first webinar in the series is "Wet Recovery of Paper and Books" presented by Karen Pavelka from UT Austin School of Information.
Wet Recovery of Paper and Books
Wet Recovery of TaxidermyThe webinar "Wet Recovery of Taxidermy" was presented by Fran Ritchie and Julia Sybalsky from American Museum of Natural History.
Wet Recovery of Taxidermy
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