COVID Collections Care topic: Monitoring and responding to water leaks in closed buildings

There are a great deal of resources to help you plan for monitoring and responding to water leaks that affect your collections. But there aren't so many guides about how to do so effectively when your facility may be closed and when few staff, if any, can periodically walk through and visually monitor collections areas. … Continue reading COVID Collections Care topic: Monitoring and responding to water leaks in closed buildings

Save the date! COSTEP MA Virtual Tabletop Exercise on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 10am-12pm

Image credit: AIC/FAIC It's never too late to create, update, and rehearse a disaster plan. Whether it's facing a prolonged building closure, water in the reading room, or storm damage, having a disaster plan in place that is readily accessible and easy to follow will enable your institution to more effectively respond to disaster.¬†COSTEP MA … Continue reading Save the date! COSTEP MA Virtual Tabletop Exercise on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 10am-12pm

MayDay webinars from C2CC: three actions you can take today to safeguard collections

Image credit: AIC/FAIC Today (May 1, 2020) is MayDay, an annual tradition started by the Society of American Archivists and Heritage Preservation that encourages actions your institution can take to safeguard your collections. Learn more about MayDay from SAA and from AIC/FAIC. And in the spirit of MayDay, below is information on two recorded webinars … Continue reading MayDay webinars from C2CC: three actions you can take today to safeguard collections