New webinar for state agencies and local governments: “Disaster Recovery and Salvage for Paper-based Records”

Photo courtesy Brad McDannald, FEMA Region VIDisaster strikes and your records are soaked in water. You discover a slow leak in a pipe that has caused mold to flourish.  You find silverfish in your warehouse that are eating holes through irreplaceable photographs.  Could this have been avoided?  What do you do now?

In this webinar, instructors Bret Adams (Government Information Analyst and Master Continuity Practitioner, State and Local Records Management Division) and Sarah Norris (Conservator, Archives and Information Services Division) will discuss:

  • Damage assessment: determining the nature and severity of the damage
  • Preventing damage from water, mold, and insects
  • To salvage or not to salvage?
  • Salvaging records with water, mold, and insect damage
  • Strategies for paper, photographs, and books

The webinar is designed for both state agencies and local governments.

Title: Disaster Recovery and Salvage for Paper-based Records

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT

Reserve your webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/263163786