ALA Unit/Subunit: ALCTS
Meeting Type: Ticketed Event
Cost: Ticketed Event. Not included with registration. Visit the Ticketed Events Information Page for further details.
Join Preservation in Action for an engaging, hands-on opportunity to help preserve cultural heritage in during the 2018 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans! Participants will take part in day-long preservation project at Preservation Hall in New Orleans. The day will include preservation care and handling training and hands-on rehousing activities. Working with archival collections, primarily photographs by Grauman Marks from the 1950s to 1960s, participants will learn about the preservation needs of different types of materials, appropriate storage, and best practices. No experience is required. Registration is required as space is limited. For more details, visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/pia.