Disaster response and salvage training
Monday 21 June
Oxford University Library Services, Osney One Building, Osney Mead, Oxford OX2 0EW
Monday 26 July
British Library Centre for Conservation
96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
This half-day course is led by Emma Dadson of Harwell Document Restoration Services. The course will include a number of short case studies, strategies for dealing with damage, an emergency decision-making exercise and a hands-on salvage exercise. There are four opportunities to attend the course which will be repeated at each venue; participants can attend either a morning or an afternoon session.
This event is part of a Preservation Learning Programme jointly sponsored by RLUK and the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre.
09.45/13.30 Registration
10.00/13.45 Introduction to disaster response in libraries and archives
10.30/14.15 Immediate response to small incidents: effective decision-making
11.00/14.45 Handling and salvage techniques for library and archive collections
11.45/15.30 Break
12.00/15.45 Salvage equipment and disaster kits Salvage exercise
13.00/16.45 End
Fee per person incl.VAT (select)