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Preservation Best Practices: The Role of Environment in Collections Care: Temperature & RH, Lighting, and Pest Management
An Infopeople Webinar
Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM
Presenter: Laura Hortz Stanton
The Series: This series of four webinars will provide participants with an overview of the preservation standards for the many aspects of collections care, will give benchmarks for measuring and improving preservation within an organization, and give guidelines for establishing a preservation program.
This Webinar: Understanding and having control over environmental conditions for collections is a significant factor in good stewardship. The second in this series will explain the role that temperature, relative humidity, and light have in collections care and give tips for monitoring storage and display environments. Integrated pest management will also be discussed.
Intended Audience: This webinar will be of interest to librarians, archivists, collections managers, curators, and other staff members involved in collections care who must manage a variety of tasks, including implementation of collections management plans and policies, management of environmental controls and storage conditions, and provision for safe use and exhibition of collections.
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This series is sponsored by the California Preservation Program, a project of the California State Library, supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
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