March 2012
Preservation Advisory Centre


What's in this issue:
Safe hands    Spring Summer Bulgaria Sound
In safe hands?

Collections for future generations

Speakers consider the impact of digital copies on preservation strategies, and debate collaboration, disposal and the national collection. Presentations from this Research Libraries UK event are free to download.

The seminar was held 3 February 2012 at the British Library.


Spring events

Introduction to preservation 
18 April

Preservation Assessment Survey workshop
22 May

Writing and using a preservation policy
11 June

Dust, dirt and volunteers
14 June

All events

Summer events

Disaster response and salvage
4 July

Preserving historic photographs
12 July

Understanding and caring for bookbindings
19 July

Preserving audio collections 
22-24  October

All events


Bulgarian round table 

National Preservation Programme

Representatives from Bulgaria, Finland and the UK discussed the establishment of a national programme for the preservation of Bulgaria's documentary heritage. At the March meeting Caroline Peach talked about the work of the Preservation Advisory Centre.

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Preserving audio collections 

22-24 October

Taking you from 'what is it?' through collection management issues to preservation strategies, this three day course provides an overview of managing and preserving audio material, with an emphasis on digitisation for preservation and access.

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