- This 4-week online course will provide an introduction to the factors effecting the preservation and care of paper-based materials. Building on this knowledge, participants will then learn about appropriate techniques for handling and storing collection materials and recommended sources for supplies. Instruction in basic conservation techniques for surface cleaning and mending paper-based materials will be provided.
This 4-week online course will allow participants to explore the issues that need to be considered when planning for climate controls including monitoring, testing, environmental analysis assessments, long-range planning, systems design, construction support, and operations training.
Low cost-low tech solutions will be offered and discussed, providing participants with the background knowledge to assist them in making informed decisions that can be implemented at their own institutions.