Preservation Week: Learn to save your family’s treasures

Posted April 19th, 2011 by Nick Szydlowski

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As part of the American Library Association’s Preservation Week, the MIT Libraries are hosting two webcasts that will show you how to care for your treasured family keepsakes and digital documents and photos.

Both webcasts start at 2:00 PM and take place in the Digital Instruction Resource Center (DIRC), 14N-132.  These events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 26: Accidents Happen: Protecting and Saving Family Treasures, with Nancy E. Kraft of the University of Iowa Libraries
Practical tips and tools for mitigating hazards, dealing with mold, and salvaging keepsakes.  Full description

Thursday, April 28: Preserving Your Personal Digital Memories, with Bill LeFurgy of the Library of Congress
Practical tips and tools to help you keep your digital memories safe.  Full description

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