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Lyrasis Class: Security in and with Collections

February 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$75 – $100

Description: Security is an important part of collections management. But many libraries, archives, and museums do not give it enough attention because theft and vandalism don’t happen, only to other institutions. Even when an agency has security procedures, they may not always follow them. In this class we will address incorporating security into the mission of your institution and look at survey tools that can help you develop or review security procedures.

Instructor: Annie Peterson

Annie Peterson is the Preservation Services Librarian at LYRASIS. Since 2012, she was the Preservation Librarian at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. At Tulane she provided collection care services to the library’s varied general and special collections and was the principal investigator of an IMLS National Leadership Planning Grant for establishing collaborative preservation services in New Orleans. Annie received her MLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she worked in both preservation and conservation. She has also worked in preservation at Yale University, George Blood Audio and Video, and the University of California, Los Angeles.

Intended Audience: This class is open to all interested.
Frequency: offered 2 times a year, Summer & Winter
This class is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access.

Registrations for this class must be received at least 48 hours before the class date. This class is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

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February 16, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$75 – $100
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