Recorded Webinars

Did you attend a workshop and would like follow-up information? Did you miss the workshop, but still want FREE information? These webinars are for you! This is a series of five regional and four topical webinars focused on the practical application of sustainable practices in collecting institutions. Each webinar is 90 minutes long and requires a computer and an internet connection. We recommend using a wired internet connection to attend this webinar. A wired internet connection provides the best audio and video quality. To view the webinar recordings, we recommend downloading the WebEx player.

Webinar Dates and Topics:

All are on Wednesdays, time given is Eastern Daylight Time: (Central time is -1 hr., Mountain is -2 hrs., Pacific is -3 hrs., Hawaii is -5 hrs. from Eastern).

Managing the Storage Environment in the South Central Region

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December 15, 2010 (2:00-3:30pm EST)

  • Challenges and opportunities in the South Central Region:
    • Regional climate patterns
    • What those patterns mean for your mechanical system
    • What those patterns mean for your collections
  • Steps to consider to take best advantage of the climate in your region
    • What you could do and how
    • Who you should involve
  • Review and analysis of data from the region and from institutions in the area, including examples where efforts have been made to improve preservation quality, whether successful or not.

Managing the Storage Environment in the Northeastern Region

Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, a recording of the webinar is not available. However, you may download the PowerPoint.

January 12, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EST)

  • Challenges and opportunities in the Northeastern Region:
    • Regional climate patterns
    • What those patterns mean for your mechanical system
    • What those patterns mean for your collections
  • Steps to consider to take best advantage of the climate in your region
    • What you could do and how
    • Who you should involve
  • Review and analysis of data from the region and from institutions in the area, including examples where efforts have been made to improve preservation quality, whether successful or not.

Understand Your Climate Control System

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February 16, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EST)

  • Overview of mechanical system functions
  • Cartooning / schematic drawings
  • Importance of managing dewpoint
  • Energy-consuming elements of HVAC

Managing the Storage Environment in the Midwestern Region

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March 9, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EST)

  • Challenges and opportunities in the Midwestern Region:
    • Regional climate patterns
    • What those patterns mean for your mechanical system
    • What those patterns mean for your collections
  • Steps to consider to take best advantage of the climate in your region
    • What you could do and how
    • Who you should involve
  • Review and analysis of data from the region and from institutions in the area, including examples where efforts have been made to improve preservation quality, whether successful or not.

Environmental Data Analysis – Tips and Tricks

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March 23, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EDT)

  • Reading graphs
  • Overlay of indoor and outdoor dew point graphs
  • What you can learn about your mechanical system
    • Which system serves the space
    • Identify night time setbacks and lighting schedules
    • Tracking humidification and dehumidification
    • Understanding the long term effect on collection preservation

Managing the Environment to Improve Preservation Quality

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April 13, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EDT)

  • Effect of temperature and RH on collection materials
  • The types of collection decay
  • Use of Preservation Metrics

Managing the Storage Environment in the Southeastern Region

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May 11, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EDT)

  • Challenges and opportunities in the Southeastern Region:
    • Regional climate patterns
    • What those patterns mean for your mechanical system
    • What those patterns mean for your collections
  • Steps to consider to take best advantage of the climate in your region
    • What you could do and how
    • Who you should involve
  • Review and analysis of data from the region and from institutions in the area, including examples where efforts have been made to improve preservation quality, whether successful or not.

Sustainable Preservation Practices

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May 25, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EDT)

  • How to reduce energy consumption and improve preservation quality
  • Move beyond the unwavering 70°/50% setting
  • Devise a long term, holistic management strategy
  • Develop a team approach with collections and facilities staff

Managing the Storage Environment in the Western Region

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June 15, 2011 (2:00-3:30pm EDT)

  • Challenges and opportunities in the Western Region:
    • Regional climate patterns
    • What those patterns mean for your mechanical system
    • What those patterns mean for your collections
  • Steps to consider to take best advantage of the climate in your region
    • What you could do and how
    • Who you should involve
  • Review and analysis of data from the region and from institutions in the area, including examples where efforts have been made to improve preservation quality, whether successful or not.