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Environment: Effective monitoring and management with Jane Henderson

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About this course


Avoiding a 'one size fits all' approach to environmental parameters, this training day helps you to understand the vulnerabilities and tolerances of your collections and then shows how to set realistic and achievable targets that are appropriate to the materials in your care and the resources available to you.

The training day is aimed at people with responsibility for the care of library and archive collections. It is a course for people who have started some monitoring and want to improve.


Course Description

Avoiding a 'one size fits all' approach to environmental parameters, this training day helps you to understand the vulnerabilities and tolerances of your collections and then shows how to set realistic and achievable targets that are appropriate to the materials in your care and the resources available to you.

At the end of the day you will be in a strong position to take cost-effective decisions and prioritise actions for maintaining a sustainable environment.

For further information about the course, please contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0)1243 818219 or cpd@westdean.org.uk For further information about booking, please telephone the Bookings Office: +44 (0)1243 818300. Website: www.westdean.org.uk

The course is held at the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom and the second largest library in the world. British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB.

Timetable

Timetable for one day courses.

Students should arrive by 9.30am for registration.

Classes are from 9.30 - 4.30pm.

Lunch can be purchased from the nearby British Library Terrace Restaurant.

Tutors

Jane Henderson

Jane Henderson is Senior Lecturer in Conservation at the University of Cardiff. She is an accredited member of Icon and has been working in and studying in conservation and collections care in Wales since 1984. Jane has a BSc in Archaeological Conservation and an MSc in Collections Care and Conservation Practice. She has worked in conservation in both the public and private sectors including acting as Conservation Manager for the Council of Museums in Wales. Jane now teaches on Cardiff University's BSc in Conservation and the MScs in Collections Care and in Conservation Practice.

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