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Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections was developed with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Preservation 101 is offered in two ways:

Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections 
The Live Online, Instructor-led Course   
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NEXT COURSE
BEGINNING ON JANUARY 12, 2012
This semester-equivalent course provides a comprehensive overview of the preservation
of documents, books, photographs, and other paper-based materials, as well as digital collections. Through a combination of live-online and self-paced study, Preservation 101 gives you the tools to begin building an effective preservation program for your institution. You benefit from live online interaction with instructor and classmates, and can develop a network of colleagues from different types of institutions. Each participant who completes the course will receive a Certificate of Completion. 15 Archival Recertification Credits (ARCs) will be awarded by the Academy of Certified Archivists to Certified Archivists who complete Preservation 101. The instructor-led course is offered approximately once a year.

Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections 
 
The Free Self-guided Course   
Preservation 101 gives you the tools to begin building an effective preservation program for your institution. Work through all of the modules, reading all content, completing the activities, and recording your thoughts and comments. Allow a minimum of two to three hours to work through each module. No instructor is available to answer questions in this self-paced approach, and no continuing education credit is available for completion of this course.

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