Event | Courses and Workshops Restarting Preservation Operations During a Pandemic

Date and Location

  • When: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

  • Where: Online Only

Part of Preservation Week

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.

Matthew Martin, acting director of the Operations Division of the Library's the Preservation Directorate’s Collections Management Division (CMD), discusses how his group has prioritized its workload during the pandemic in light of limited on-site staff and the need to re-evaluate processes and procedures to ensure safety and efficiency. CMD’s mission is two-pronged, to promote and provide access to the Library’s collection and to manage inventory and to ensure, accuracy, security, retrievability, and preservation of items in the collections.