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CCAHA announces partnership with LYRASIS

Press Release: Lyrasis [September 13, 2016]

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Abstract: The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, a nonprofit paper conservation facility, and LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, are proud to announce a partnership. The collaboration aims to strengthen an alliance between complementary organizations and increase access to vital services for their constituents. Each institution will offer reciprocal workshop and webinar discounts to the other’s members. The organizations will also engage in combined consulting offerings for cultural heritage organizations. In addition, LYRASIS members will receive a discount on conservation treatment services at CCAHA.


September 13, 2016—Philadelphia, PA and Atlanta, GA—The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), a nonprofit paper conservation facility, and LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, are proud to announce a partnership.

The collaboration aims to strengthen an alliance between complementary organizations and increase access to vital services for their constituents. Each institution will offer reciprocal workshop and webinar discounts to the other's members. The organizations will also engage in combined consulting offerings for cultural heritage organizations. In addition, LYRASIS members will receive a discount on conservation treatment services at CCAHA.

"CCAHA and LYRASIS have collaborated on many projects over the years," says Laura Hortz Stanton, Executive Director of CCAHA, "I'm thrilled that this newly-formalized partnership will allow our two nationally-renowned organizations to provide broader and more comprehensive collections management, preservation, and conservation services to our memberships." By broadening access to workshops, webinars, consulting, and conservation treatment, CCAHA and LYRASIS will continue serving cultural heritage communities.

Robert Miller, CEO of LYRASIS, says, "We are excited to introduce this valuable new program to our members and users. It brings together two best-of-field nonprofit organizations committed to furthering conservation efforts of archives, libraries, and museums to deliver vital services and knowledge. It's a fantastic opportunity to serve our communities and deliver the solutions, training, and consulting they need to preserve their unique and valuable collections into the future."

About the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is a nonprofit conservation facility specializing in the treatment of works on paper, photographs, and books through conservation and state-of-the-art digital imaging services. Founded in 1977, CCAHA serves nonprofit cultural institutions, private individuals, and other collecting organizations. CCAHA's preservation services staff present educational programs, conduct preservation assessments, and develop emergency preparedness plans. CCAHA also offers fellowships, fundraising support, and disaster assistance.

About LYRASIS

LYRASIS (www.lyrasis.org), a nonprofit membership organization, partners with member libraries, archives, and museums to create, access, and manage information, with an emphasis on digital content, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing operations and technology, and increasing buying power.

For more information, please contact CCAHA Manager of Marketing & Engagement Amy Heuer at 215.545.0613 and aheuer@ccaha.org, or LYRASIS Licensed Services Coordinator Hannah Rosen at 800.999.8558 x2918 and hannah.rosen@lyrasis.org.

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Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 13, 2016
Publisher:Lyrasis
Company: Lyrasis
Record Number:21878
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