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[ARSCLIST] Austin, TX AV Media Preservation Program in March 2009 - Register Now!

A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts


March 2 & 3, 2009

Hosted and cosponsored the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas
at Austin, Austin, TX


Register now at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar! 


This program is intended for archivists, collection managers,
librarians, curators, and other staff who are involved in managing
machine-based media collections in cultural institutions. 



*        Overview of Machine-Based AV Media Identification and

*        Reformatting Options for AV Media

*        Contracting for AV Preservation Services

*        Surveying and Selecting AV Media Materials for Preservation and

*        Funding Opportunities for AV Preservation and Access

*        AV Preservation Case Study and Speaker Panel


Lead Speaker: 

Alan Lewis, Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC 


George Blood, President, Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA

Tom Clareson, Program for New Initiatives, PALINET, Philadelphia, PA 

Sarah Cunningham, Audiovisual Archivist, Lyndon Baines Johnson
Presidential Library and Museum and Adjunct Professor, Audio
Preservation and Reformatting and Advanced Audio Preservation, The
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Sarah Stauderman, Preservation Manager and Archives Conservator,
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, DC


The fee for this two-day program is $200.  Funders for this program
include the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  In partnership with PALINET.  Locally
cosponsored by the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at
Austin; the Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of the Cultural Record,
School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin; and Amigos
Library Services, Inc.

Registration now at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar!
For more information, visit www.ccaha.org <http://www.ccaha.org/> , call
215-545-0613 or email pso@xxxxxxxxx .


A limited number of $750 stipends are available to staff from non-profit
institutions with annual budgets of less than $500,000.  Eligibility
requirements and stipend application information available at


CCAHA will also conduct this program at the Denver Public Library in
Denver, CO on July 29 & 30, 2009 and in Atlanta, GA in Fall 2009, dates
to be announced.



Kim Andrews

Preservation Services Officer

CONSERVATION CENTER for Art and Historic Artifacts

264 S. 23rd Street 

Philadelphia, PA  19103

215-545-0613 (phone)

215-735-9313 (fax)

kandrews@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:kandrews@xxxxxxxxx> 



Are you a member institution of the Conservation Center?  Click here
<http://www.ccaha.org/index.php/support/member>  to become a member and
take advantage of our great member benefits!


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