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Advances in Preservation and Access

From: Barbra Buckner Higginbotham <bxhbc>
Date: Thursday, November 12, 1992
Volume 1 of the new annual *Advances in Preservation and Access*, edited
by Barbra Buckner Higginbotham and Mary E. Jackson, has just been
published (Meckler, 11 Ferry Lane West, Westport, CT  06880;
203/226-6967; indexed; 300 pp., $55.00, ISBN 0-88736-787-9).  Meckler
pays postage, handling, and insurance.  The table of contents appears


  *Part 1:  In the Beginning*

  "'To Preserve the Best and Noblest Thoughts of Man:' American
  Beginnings," Barbra Buckner Higginbotham

  *Part2:  Building the Preservation Platform*

  "On the Political Aspects of Book Preservation in the U.S.," John H.

  "'As Far Into the Future as Possible:' Choice and Cooperation in the
  1990s," Patricia Battin

  "NEH's Program for the Preservation of Brittle Boooks," Geroge F. Farr

  "Consortial Action: RLG's Preservation Program," Patricia A. McClung

  "Working Together: Case Studies in Cooperative Preservation," Condict
  Gaye Stevenson

  "Report of the ALA President's Committee on Preservation Policy"

  "International Issues and Efforts: The Commission on Preservation and
  Access' International Project," Hans Rutimann

  *Part 3: Agendas for Administration*

  "Preservation Education," Deanna Marcum

  "Preservation's Place in the Library's Organization and Budget," Paul
  J. Fasana and John P. Baker

  "Politics and Practical Realities: Environmental Issues for the
  Library Administrator," Nancy E. Gwinn

  "Selection for Preservation," Margaret S. Child

  *Part 4: Options and Opportunities*

  "Preservation Microfilming for Archives and Manuscripts," Janet E.

  "Technical Considerations in Choosing Mass Deacidification Processes,"
  Peter G. Sparks

  "The Future of Digital Preservation," Anne R. Kenney and Lynne K.

  "Preservation and Conservation: Complementary Needs for Libraries and
  Archives," Karen Motylewski and Mary Elizabeth Ruwell

  *Part 5: Issues for Archives*

  "Archival Preservation Interests and Issues: An American Perspective,"
  Richard J. Cox

  "Preserving History's Future: Developing a Nationwide Strategy for
  Archival Preservation," Paul Conway

  *Part 6: Progress and Unmet Challenges*

  "Programs and Issues in Preservation for the 1990s: A Bibliographic
  Overview," Susan G. Swartzburg and Robert E. Schnare


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Received on Thursday, 12 November, 1992

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