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PE-50089-13Preservation and Access: Preservation and Access Education and TrainingPeninsula Library SystemWestern States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service, 2013-20141/1/2013 - 12/31/2015$250,000.00SusanH.Hildreth   Peninsula Library SystemSan MateoCA94403-2273USA2012Archival Management and ConservationPreservation and Access Education and TrainingPreservation and Access25000002491770

Workshops on disaster preparedness, emergency response, and collections care management that would result in disaster plans for libraries and archives in 11 western states and three Pacific territories.

On behalf of WESTPAS, the Peninsula Library System, San Mateo, California, proposes a two-year preservation education and training project to deliver to heritage institutions in the West and the Pacific the following services: - 6 two-part in-person workshops on writing plans for disaster response and collection salvage - 5 two-part “blended” workshops (a combination of webinar instruction and in-person training) on writing plans for disaster response and collection salvage to more remote institutions - 6 one-day workshops on testing disaster plans to identify institutional vulnerabilities and promote networking to increase effectiveness of disaster response - 10 one-day workshops on creating and funding preservation projects to enhance care of collections - WESTPAS preservation information service, including website, 24/7 emergency phone service, and reference service