Oregon Heritage was awarded an IMLS grant to support archives, libraries and museums in collections care and disaster preparedness. The project includes three components:
28 days of FREE training will be offered throughout the state this spring and fall.
The workshops are set up as two-day trainings. The first day for collections care and the second day for emergency preparedness. Dates and locations for the spring workshops are listed below.
2013 OC2C Spring Workshops
Day 1 - Collections Care covers collection policy, preservation planning, collections assessments, environmental controls, collection problem solving, and networking.
Day 2 - Emergency Preparedness includes connecting with emergency responders, disaster planning, indentifying threats and resources, collections prioritization, and involving the public in disaster preparedness.
April 15-16 - Coos Bay
Coos Bay Public Library
525 Anderson Ave.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
April 18-19 - Medford
413 W Main Street
Medford, OR 97501
April 22-23 - Philomath
Benton County Historical Society Museum
1101 Main Street
Philomath, OR 97370
April 29-30 - Bend
Bend Library Administration Building
507 NW Wall Street
May 9-10 - Portland (part of the Oregon Heritage Conference)
Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Ave
May 14-15 - Pendleton
Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
47106 Wildhorse Blvd
Pendleton, OR 97801
May 16-17 - Astoria
Columbia River Maritime Museum
1792 Marine Dr
Astoria, OR 97103
For all workshops, check-in at 8:00am and will run from 8:30am-4:30pm.
Registration is required. Lunch will be held together at the meeting location. You're welcome to bring your own lunch or purchase one through registration.
Oregon Heritage will be training a crew of people throughout the state that will serves as mentors to archives, libraries, and museums in their regions. They will provide:
Mentors have been selected for the program. Information about how to access their services will be available in late fall 2013.
This site is under development. It will be available late summer 2013.
For details about the program please contact: