Two 2013 Preservation Week Activities Planned at the National Library of Medicine
April 18, 2013
The National Library of Medicine and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda Fleet and Family Support Center will host a lunchtime session from noon to 2 PM on preserving military family keepsakes at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on April 18, 2013, building 62 outside the Warrior Cafe. Experts from NLM will teach participants how to preserve important documents and family keepsakes including paper-based photographs, uniforms, medals, artwork, books, digital photographs and files, and videos. There will be displays, storage ideas, and handouts as well as preservation and conservation staff from the National Library of Medicine to answer questions and offer hands-on techniques to store precious family keepsakes safely and preserve historical events. This event is part of the American Library Association's Preservation Week 2013. For information about Preservation Week, visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/preswk.
April 23, 2013
The National Network Office at the National Library of Medicine is sponsoring a one-hour webinar for the National Network of Libraries members on April 23, 2013 from 3-4 PM EDST. A panel of NLM staff will discuss how to preserve personal digital photos, documents, videos, and review storage, and conversion options to celebrate Preservation Week 2013.
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