17 March 2011

Workshop - Security for Historical Collections

Date: Monday, April 11, 2011
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls

“To Preserve and Protect” is a collaborative training initiative sponsored by the New York State Archives, the New York State Historical Records Advisory Board and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. It is comprised of free workshops in each region of New York State. Security expert Mimi Bowling has developed interactive curriculum on archival security, preparing participants to take immediate action to strengthen their local security programs. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Topics include risk awareness; insider theft; facility design and security technology; security of information systems; working with vendors and contractors; research room management and design; developing institutional security policies; procedures and post-theft response; additional topics as requested by participants.

To register, please email Bturner@mail.nysed.gov or call 518-473-0130. Early registration is encouraged and appreciated; only 25 seats available. To learn more, please visit http://www.nyshrab.org/about/about_projects_security.shtml.

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