2012 Webinars

The ATLA 2012 Preservation Survey revealed members' interest in educational programs that address preservation issues for libraries and archives. 
Popular topics identified for educational programs include:
  • Advocacy, fundraising and grant-writing
  • Digitization
  • Digital preservation
  • Disaster preparedness and recovery
  • Preservation management​
  • Collections conservation


ATLA is pleased to provide the two opportunities for online training in preservation topics. 

ATLA has worked with preservation consultants Liz Bishoff (The Bishoff Group) and Tom Clareson (LYRASIS) to develop a series of webinars the following webinars. 

Webinars are free and open to all ATLA members, including staff at ATLA Institutional, Affiliate, and International Institutional Members.  Recordings will be made available on this web page following the completion each two-part series.

The available online sessions are:

Funding Your Preservation Program

This two part webinar will explore various options for funding a preservation program including local funding, state and federal grants, and foundation support.   The sessions will also discuss the component parts of a grant, the grant review process, and grant management activities.  By the end of the program, participants will be familiar with a variety of sources of funding for preservation projects, and know the components many funders are looking for in a preservation grant proposal.
Part One:  Monday December 16th 1:00pm - 2:30pm Central
Part Two:  Tuesday December 17th 11:00am - 12:30pm Central

Digital Project Management:  The A-Z of Digital Projects

This two-part webinar will address the basics of digital collection development, metadata and digital content creation, options for providing access to digital collections, promotion of digital collections, and program evaluation.   Staff from organizations that are new to building digital collections, as well as those interested in the latest standards and best practices, should attend this session.  By the end of the program, participants will understand the various aspects of a digital project.
Part One:  Thursday January 30th 1:00pm - 2:30 Central
Part Two:  Friday January 31st 11:00 - 12:30 Central

Watch the recording