Shool for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access

Subject: Shool for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access
From: Emanuella Giavarra (
Date: pe 02 loka   1998 - 15:40:54 EEST

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School for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access for Paper-Based
Collections Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center
December 7-9, 1998 in New Orleans, LA

What is the School for Scanning? A conference that will take the mystery
out of digital technology while training participants in: The Basics of
Digital Technology; Deciphering Digital Jargon; Content Selection for
Digitization; Legal Issues of Digital Technology; Text and Image
Quality Control and Costs; The Essentials of Metadata; Digital
Preservation: Theory or Reality; World Wide Web Publications; and

Who Should Attend? If you are a librarian, archivist, curator,
interpreter, historic preservation specialist, registrar, or other
cultural or natural resource manager dealing with paper-based
collections, you will be interested in attending the School for
Scanning. No prior knowledge of digital media is required.

Who Are the Faculty? Steve Dalton, NEDCC; Howard Besser, University of
California at Berkeley; Steve Chapman, Harvard University; Paul Conway,
Yale University Library; Walt Crawford, Research Libraries Group;
Frey, Image Permanence Institute; Anne Gilliland-Swetland, UCLA; Melissa
Smith Levine, Library of Congress; Wendy Lougee, University of Michigan;
Jan Merrill-Oldham, Harvard University; Marc Pachter, Smithsonian
Institution; Chuck Patch, Historic New Orleans Collection; John
Price-Wilkin, University of Michigan; Steve Puglia, National Archives
Records Administration; Roy Tennant, University of California at
and Diane Vogt-O Connor, National Park Service.

What does the conference cost? The cost of the conference is $255 for
early bird registration, post marked by October 15, 1998, and $325 for
late registration, deadline November 18, 1998. All participants will
also be responsible for all their travel and lodging costs. The number
of participants is limited and registration applications will be
accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. The conference carries
18.5 contract hours of ICRM Certification Maintenance Credits Hours.

To request a flier and registration material, contact Gay Tracy,
Northeast Document Conservation Center, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover,
MA 01810-1494; 978 470-1010; <>.

Gay S. Tracy

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