Free Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery workshops — Preserve your collections!

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Randy Silverman

Randy Silverman, Preservation Librarian at the University of Utah and Fulbright Specialists project recipient.

Randy Silverman, Preservation Librarian at the University of Utah and a founding member of WESTPAS, will be teaching two-part workshops in October sponsored by Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS), a project that focuses on preserving cultural collections in the West.

At the workshops, learn how to:

  • Complete a disaster response & collection salvage plan
  • Learn how to train staff to implement your plan effectively
  • Set pre- and post-disaster action priorities for your collections
  • Understand practical decision-making skills needed during an emergency
  • Experience salvage procedures for books, documents, photos & objects

Choose One Location/Date during Archives Month–Register Online Today

Salt Lake City, UT              Tuesday, October 6, 2015–9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Utah State Archives

Logan, UT                          Friday, October 9, 2015–9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library

Cedar City, UT                   Thursday, October 15, 2015–9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Southern Utah University Sherratt Library

For further information or to register, please see the attached flyer:

Protecting Cultural Collections Utah Promo (download docx)

Protecting Cultural Collections Utah Promo (view pdf)

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