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Event Name:What do we do with this? Managing artifacts in your Collection
Competency:Collection Management
Description:Often libraries become the stewards of historic and cultural artifacts from their communities. These non-circulating collections can present unique challenges to public, special  and academic libraries alike. In this webinar you will discover strategies for managing your institution's special collection and issues to consider as you balance access and preservation. You will be presented with resources for improving archival storage as well as options for giving your collection a virtual presence. At the end participants will have a chance to share experiences and best practices.
Learning Objectives:
  • What to consider when selecting a classification system
  • Available archival and preservation resources
  • Ways to expand access and outreach

Greg Hatch has served as Rocky River Public Library's Cowan Pottery Museum Curator since 2018. During his first two years he has launched a new all- ages art activity program, brought in ceramic artists for live demonstrations, and began digitizing the museum's records and archives. He began his curating career at Kent State University where he earned his BA in Art History and his Masters in Library Science. He then went on to earn his MFA in Sculpture from Ohio University where he gained experience as a museum educator.

Event Date:8/19/2021
Event Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who should attend:  Anyone interested in managing special collections and artifacts
Competencies:  Collection Management

Non-Member Cost:      $40
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NORWELD, SERLS, SWON Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE

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