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ALA Preconference

From: Sandra Nyberg <snyberg>
Date: Monday, March 8, 1993
"Electronic Technologies: New Options for Preservation" will be held as a
preconference to ALA on Thursday, June 14, 1993.  The preconference will
explore current applications of electronic reformatting technologies to
library materials, to preserve their informational content and make such
materials more accessible.  The centerpiece of the day will be a series
of presentations about current efforts to reformat materials ranging
from music scores to text, architectural drawings to photographs.  The
program will also feature presentations on selection and collection
management issues, technological options and limitations, standards,
intellectual control, and copyright.  The program is:

    Introduction by Ross Atkinson (Cornell University)

    Technological Options by Don Waters (Yale University)

    Case Studies of selected projects, including breakout sessions:

    National Geographic Society (photographs), by Maura Mulvihill and
    Stokes Imaging Service

    Avery Aviador Project (architectural drawings), by Angela Giral at
    Columbia University

    Cornell/USC/Kodak Photo CD project, by Tom Hickerson at Cornell

    Yale University's project to digitize from microfilm, by Don Waters

    Pennsylvania State University's project to scan archives, by Lydia
    Suzanne Kellerman

    University of Tennessee's project to scan music scores, by Tamara

    Standards presentation by Marilyn Courtot (AIIM)

    Intellectual Control by Nancy Elkington (RLG)

    Copyright by Robert Oakley (Georgetown University)

    Concluding Remarks by Carolyn Morrow (Harvard University)

The preconference will begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until 5 p.m.
Registration is $95 for ALCTS members, $120 for ALA personal members, or
$170 for non-ALA members.  To register, contact Yvonne A. McLean at ALA
(telephone 800-545-2433 ext. 5032 (e-mail to U34261 [at] UICVM__UIC__EDU).

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