The Preservation Department offers workshops and other programs on a broad range of subjects for the University and the wider Albany area community. We will also organize staff training opportunities as problems or challenges arise. We invite you to contact the Preservation Department if you have ideas or recommendations for future workshops.
NOTE NEW DATE: TUESDAY March 25, 2014
"Paperback Book Repair"
This one day workshop is open to regional libraries, archives and historical societies. We will teach you the best ways to stabilize paperback holdings in general circulating collections. $100 fee with lunch included. TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.
Wednesday November 13, 2013
"Mold in the Library"
The Preservation Department offered a workshop to help staff understand what mold is, what the risks are to people and collections, how to prevent mold, and what to do in the event of an outbreak. This workshop was held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Cobb Room, located on the lower level of the University Library. Click here for a pdf copy of the presentation slides.