Blogs

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 14:23
Jason

If you missed our November 10 webinar, Collections Care Basics: Agents of Deterioration, you can view a recording at the link below! In the latest installment of DHPSNY's webinar series, Program Coordinator Anastasia Matijkiw provides an overview of the essentials of collections care through a discussion of the ten agents of deterioration: physical force; theft and vandalism; fire; water; pests; pollutants; light; incorrect temperature; incorrect relative humidity; and custodial neglect.

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:36
Jason

DHPSNY's first workshop of the season, Understanding Archives: An Introduction to Archival Basics, begins next week on Tuesday, November 15, at the Southeastern New York Library Resource Council in Highland. From there, we'll head to Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls for another presentation on Thursday, November 17, and SUNY Buffalo State on Tuesday, November 29. There's still plenty of time left to register for all three installments!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 12:13
dhpsny@dmin

For all of our friends at institutions in northwestern New York, we're excited to announce a third presentation of our fall workshop, Understanding Archives: An Introduction to Archival Basics, at SUNY Buffalo State (Buffalo State College) on November 29. This will be the same workshop as presented earlier in the month at locations in Highland and

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 15:17
dhpsny@dmin

The deadline has passed for the fall 2016 round of DHPSNY's Planning & Assessment Services, and as postmarked applications continue to roll in, we want to take a moment to thank everyone who took the time and effort to apply! It's been exciting to see such a diverse pool of strong applications from institutions small and large representing every area of the state. We have received applications in each of DHPSNY's three service categories from historical societies, museums, public and academic libraries, and more.

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 11:13
dhpsny@dmin

We're pleased to announce that the deadline to apply for DHPSNY's free Planning & Assessment services has been extended to Tuesday, October 18. DHPSNY offers valuable services in three areas—Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation and Conservation Surveys, and Strategic Planning assistance.

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 15:56
dhpsny@dmin

This morning we wrapped up our second webinar, Funding for Collections Care, presented by CCAHA Director of Development Lee Price. Thanks to everyone who attended! We had a number of thoughtful questions during the Q&A session, and the presentation was packed with valuable information, including advice on how to develop a funding strategy, detailed grant writing tips, and specific leads for funding sources.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 11:04
dhpsny@dmin

Our complete fall webinar schedule is now available! Head to our webinars page today to learn more and register for upcoming sessions, including our next webinar, Funding for Collections Care on Thursday, October 6, at 10 AM.

DHPSNY’s webinars address emerging issues and topics of interest to New York's collecting institutions, with content scaled to apply specifically to small- to medium-sized organizations with limited resources. All webinars are recorded and will soon be archived for download from our Resources page.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:17
dhpsny@dmin

We're excited to announce the first of our educational workshops! Join us Tuesday, November 15, in Highland or Thursday, November 17, in Glens Falls for Understanding Archives: An Introduction to Archival Basics, a discussion of archival fundamentals led by DHPSNY Program Coordinator Anastasia Matijkiw. Stay tuned for a third location to be announced shortly.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:42
dhpsny@dmin

Thanks to everyone who attended both presentations of our first webinar, Introducing DHPSNY. For those who missed it, we're making all of the material available for download. Due to technical difficulties with our September 22 presentation, we are only making available the September 15 recording. To view it, please visit GoToWebinar and fill out the registration form. You will then be directed to the video.

Click here to view the video.

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:17
dhpsny@dmin

DHPSNY's webinar series continues Thursday, October 6 at 10 AM with Funding For Collections Care. Join Lee Price, Director of Development at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, as he offers guidance on how to be competitive in the race for public and private funding. This webinar will examine the planning process that funders want to see in place and the elements of a successful grant proposal. Registrants will gain an understanding of how to effectively develop and implement a funding strategy to raise money for their collections.

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