Wednesday, December 09, 2009
ALA division launches national Preservation Week @ your library
"Recognizing the critical role libraries play in preservation, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), will sponsor the first national Preservation Week, May 9-15, 2010. Preservation Week intends to raise awareness of libraries' role in connecting the general public to preservation information and expertise. Events sponsored by libraries will increase preservation awareness by emphasizing the close relationships among personal, family, community, and public collections and their preservation. It is the first national awareness campaign targeting collections preservation awareness for the general public by strengthening community partnerships for preservation"