Tuesday, August 20, 2019
1:00 - 2:30 PM, ET

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Pest Management for Libraries - Webinar (08/20/19)

Pest infestation by insects and rodents are not only unpleasant for humans, they can be threatening to collections, as well. This session will cover accepted best practices for pest management in cultural heritage institutions. The approach includes prevention, monitoring, identification, and intervention and focuses on non-chemical strategies as first line defenses for collections. 

After the session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of pest management to collections care
  • Begin developing a pest monitoring plan for their institution
  • Locate resources to assist in local pest management

This webinar is for library staff with roles in collections care, facilities, or technical services; Any staff with an interest in improving collections care.

Virtual Trainer: Frances Harrell

Frances is the Lead Consultant for Myriad, a consulting group serving libraries, archives, museums, and private collectors. She has over ten years of experience working with cultural heritage organizations, focusing on preservation. She has spent that time helping libraries, archives, and museums achieve their preservation goals through consulting and training in paper, photograph, audiovisual, and digital collections. She is the Co-Chair of ALA's Preservation Outreach Committee, and has served as the co-chair of ALA's Digital Preservation Interest Group and Chair of SAA's Preservation Section. She received her MLIS from Simmons College and her BA in English Literature from the University of Florida.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.