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July 11, 2017 at 6:36 pm
Does Emergency communications refer to ICS terminology, structure, and forms? Recruiting and managing people for disaster salvage operations? Getting conservators involved in salvage procedures to avoid further damage to collections? Or communicating that a disaster has occurred to the media or other internal or external sources?
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July 3, 2017 at 4:19 pm
Right now the document isn’t trying to say that anyone should or must digitize historical records; it’s more an acknowledgment that digitization of new & historical records is often a priority, so members of the conservation profession should understand it well enough to represent our viewpoint in planning and execution of digitization projects.
June 29, 2017 at 7:52 pm
Perhaps Outreach would be a better heading for this section? Since the competencies seem to be about reaching an audience beyond the lab or fellow conservators.
June 29, 2017 at 7:21 pm
What is meant by “Digitization of records”? Are we supposed to do retrospective scanning/OCR or some sort of digital converstion of conservation documentation of previous treatments in our lab?
June 28, 2017 at 6:31 pm
[Conservation is commonly treated as secondary in our institutions]
This sounds very negative and I also do not think it is necessarily true. Conservation has to be balanced with other activities in institutions and conservators are often not at the table when decisions are made. Perhaps this can be phrased more like: how can Conservators become more actively involved and claim their role as a key stakeholder in the preservation of collections.
June 28, 2017 at 6:22 pm
[and how and when to use them]
and how to actively participate in them
June 28, 2017 at 6:21 pm
[What publications are best in the field]
This sounds like judgement – perhaps refer to peer reviewed publications
June 28, 2017 at 6:17 pm
[Understanding of file storage]
for the long term
June 28, 2017 at 6:16 pm
[Archiving — What to keep, how to keep it]
this applies to both analogue and digital archiving
June 27, 2017 at 6:51 pm
The Appraisal Foundation may have a model – they solicit opinions from internal and external groups as they revise their code of practices.
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