Event Calendar

Mar
3
Tue
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Live Online

Presenter: Maggie Downing, Manager of Digital Imaging, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
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This webinar will focus on the basics of managing digital collections and will address born-digital material as well as items that have been converted to digital format. Maggie Downing, Manager of Digital Imaging at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, will discuss scalable strategies that can be implemented by institutions of all sizes.

 


Mar
12
Thu
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Live Online

Presenter: Dyani Feige, Director of Preservation Services, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
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Advocacy is not only external—it is crucial for collecting institution staff to be able to advocate internally as well, to co-workers, board, and administration, in order to assure that resources are best allocated. This webinar will explore routes for both external and internal advocacy with a focus on collections care: securing time and funding for preservation initiatives and conservation treatment. It will also discuss opportunities for incorporating information about preservation into all advocacy efforts.


Mar
18
Wed
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Live Online

Presenter: Kate Philipson, Archives Specialist, DHPSNY
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Processing archival collections, which is the work of arranging, describing, and housing materials, can sometimes feel overwhelming. Creating an initial processing plan helps to make these activities more manageable, as it proposes a clear guide to understanding any given collection and the resources that are necessary to make it accessible. This webinar will address the reasons for utilizing processing plans in your workflows, as well as the details of how to write one and implement it effectively. 


Mar
26
Thu
9:15 AM - 3:30 PM
Niagara County Historical Society

Speaker: Anastasia Matijkiw, Program Manager, DHPSNY
Registration: 9:15 am – 9:30 am
Program: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This program willprovide an  overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as collections management policies, handling guidelines, and mission statements. Participants will learn the critical components of these documents and be given tangible examples of how to adapt them to different institutions. Policy development, approval, and implementation responsibilities of staff, volunteers, and board will be discussed.
 


Mar
27
Fri
9:15 AM - 3:30 PM
Rakow Research Library, The Corning Museum of Glass

Speaker: Anastasia Matijkiw, Program Manager, DHPSNY
Registration: 9:15 am – 9:30 am
Program: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This program willprovide an  overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as collections management policies, handling guidelines, and mission statements. Participants will learn the critical components of these documents and be given tangible examples of how to adapt them to different institutions. Policy development, approval, and implementation responsibilities of staff, volunteers, and board will be discussed.


Apr
1
Wed
9:15 AM - 3:30 PM
East Greenbush Community Library

Speaker: Anastasia Matijkiw, Program Manager, DHPSNY
Registration: 9:15 am – 9:30 am
Program: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This program willprovide an  overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as collections management policies, handling guidelines, and mission statements. Participants will learn the critical components of these documents and be given tangible examples of how to adapt them to different institutions. Policy development, approval, and implementation responsibilities of staff, volunteers, and board will be discussed.


Apr
7
Tue
9:15 AM - 3:30 PM
Keene Valley Library

Speaker: Anastasia Matijkiw, Program Manager, DHPSNY
Registration: 9:15 am – 9:30 am
Program: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This program willprovide an  overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as collections management policies, handling guidelines, and mission statements. Participants will learn the critical components of these documents and be given tangible examples of how to adapt them to different institutions. Policy development, approval, and implementation responsibilities of staff, volunteers, and board will be discussed.


Apr
9
Thu
9:15 AM - 3:30 PM
Historic Hudson Valley

Registration: 9:15 am – 9:30 am
Program: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This program willprovide an  overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as collections management policies, handling guidelines, and mission statements. Participants will learn the critical components of these documents and be given tangible examples of how to adapt them to different institutions. Policy development, approval, and implementation responsibilities of staff, volunteers, and board will be discussed.


Apr
16
Thu
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Live Online

Presenter: Maria Holden, Preservation Officer, New York State Office of Cultural Education
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Archives, libraries, and museums of all sizes face challenges when considering how to make the most of collections storage spaces, particularly when space is limited. The presenter will discuss strategies for making the most of precious storage space as well as ways to prioritize best practices and current standards for housing and storing institutional collections.

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