Storage Methods: The Best Ways to Store Items in Your Collection

 Registration is closed for this event
This course will teach the best storage practices for a variety of items commonly found in an archive or library. Learn the best way to store bound materials, photographic prints, newsprint, framed materials, oversized materials, CDs and DVDs, and much more.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify poor storage practices commonly found in collections.
  • Recall and apply proper handling guidelines for different materials in collections.
  • Design safe storage environments for a variety of materials.

Target Audience: 
This class is designed for librarians, archivists, and collection care specialists with little to no experience with proper storage practices.


Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 

  • Students will participate in class discussion and complete individual assignments.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements: 
Live Online System Requirements

Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor:  Carmen Cowick -

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours:  2

As an IACET Authorized Provider, Amigos offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.



May 28, 2015

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482

Amigos Member $ 95.00
Non-member $ 130.00
Amigos Member Learning Passport Holder - 4 Learning Passport Hours $ 0.00
Amigos Member Learning Passport Holder - 10% Discount $ 148.50
Amigos Member Learning Passport Holder - 15% Discount $ 140.25