[Eril-l] Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Preservation Session 1.0

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Mon Jan 9 09:00:00 PST 2023

*Cross posted to multiple lists*

*Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Preservation Session 1.0*

*February 13 - March 10, 2023*


This 4-week online course introduces participants to the principles,
policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives. It is
designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all
levels of responsibility and provides tools to begin extending the useful
life of library collections.

Course components:

·         Preservation as a formal library function, and how it reflects
and supports the institutional mission;

·         The primary role of preventive care, including good storage
conditions, emergency planning, and careful handling of collections;

·         The history and manufacture of physical formats and how this
impacts on preservation options;

·         Standard methods of care and repair, as well as reformatting

·         Challenges in preserving digital content and what the
implications are for the future of scholarship.

*2023 Sessions:*

Click on a date range to register for that session.

   - Session 1: February 13 - March 10
   - Session 2: March 27 - April 21
   - Session 3: May 15 - June 9
   - Session 4: October 9 - November 3

*Format: *

Students receive login instructions one week prior to the course start
date.  Students have 24/7 access to the course site for the four-week
period, and aside from assignment and quiz deadlines, the course may be
completed at their own pace.  Instructors provide guidance and feedback as
students work their way through the course material.  Weekly,
instructor-moderated chat sessions are the only live course events that
students are asked to attend.

*Weekly Chat Schedule:*

The following times are tentative and may change according to instructor

·         Week 1: Thursday at 3:00 pm CT

·         Week 2: Tuesday at 10:00 am CT

·         Week 3: Friday at 2:00 pm CT

·         Week 4: Wednesday at 11:00 am CT

*Learning Outcomes:*

Students will gain a solid introduction to the principles, policies, and
practices of preservation in libraries and archives.

*Who Should Attend:*

Designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all
levels of responsibility.


   - *Dyani Feige *is the Director of Preservation Services at the
   Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts.
   - *Patti Gibbons *is the Head of Collection Management at University of
   Chicago Library, Special Collections
   - *Kim Hoffman *is the Preservation Librarian at Miami University
   - *Kara McClurken* is the Director, Preservation Services at University
   of Virginia Libraries
   - *Hannah Moshier *is the Preservation Librarian at Standford University
   - *Karen O'Connell* is the Coordinator of the Arkansas Center for the
   Book at the Arkansas State Library.
   - *Amy Sullivan* is the Head of Preservation Services at George Mason
   University Libraries.


   - Core Members: $165.11;
   - ALA Member Price: $188.10;
   - Non Member Price: $209.00.

Registration fees are in U.S. dollars.

*How to Register:*

Register for session 1 online

*Register by mail*
 using the print registration form. Tip: If you’re unable to open this
“register by mail” link, right-click the link and save the form to your

For registration questions, call 1-800-545-2433 to speak to our customer
service representatives.

*Registration Deadline:*

Registration for each course is limited to 25 people. For courses that are
not sold out, online and fax registration ends at 12 noon CT on the Monday
before the course begins. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by
two Mondays prior to the course start date.

*Core Code of Conduct:*

Please review our Statement of Conduct
<http://www.ala.org/alcts/alcts-statement-conduct> before registering.

*Tech Requirements:*

A Moodle-developed site is composed of self-paced modules with facilitated
interaction led by the instructors. There are predetermined start and end
dates and a suggested pace which include interaction with the instructors
and your classmates. Students regularly use the forum and chat room
functions to facilitate their class participation. Section quizzes are
offered and feedback given, however, there is no final class grade.

The course website will be open for 1 week prior to the start date for
students to have access to Moodle instructions and set their browser
correctly. It will remain open 1 week after the end date for students to
complete any sections and submit the course evaluation survey.


·         Contact Hours - 16 hours

·         Core defines contact hours in line with the IACET standards
on Continuing
Education Units

·         Certificates of completion are sent upon successful completion
(passing score of 70% or higher) of the course.

·         This course is one-third of the Collection Management Elective
course approved by the Library Support Staff Certification Program
(LSSCP). Collection
Management Elective FAQ


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 or email registration at ala.org.

For all other questions or comments related to this course, please contact
tferren at ala.org.

**Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.**


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