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Teleconference on mass deacidification

From: Susan M. Melnick <smm>
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 1995
Teleconference Planned....
Mass Deacidification for Paper-Based Collections
October 26, 1995  1:00-3:00 P.M.(ET)
Available on C-Band and Ku-Band

The Pittsburgh Regional Library Center, the University of Pittsburgh
School of Library and Information Science, and Robert Morris College
are pleased to announce a teleconference on mass deacidification,
scheduled for October 26, 1995.  This conference, funded in part by
the National Endowment for the Humanities, will focus on the status
of mass deacidification research and the role of mass
deacidification in addressing the preservation needs of libraries
and archives whose paper-based holdings are threatened by acidity.

Robert DeCandido, New York Public Library, will moderate the
teleconference.  The Speakers are Kenneth E. Harris and Chandru
Shahani, Ph.D., of the Library of Congress.  Panelists include Sally
Buchanan, School of Library and Information Science, University of
Pittsburgh; Sue Kellerman, Penn State University; and Randall
Russell, Ph.D., Preservation Technologies, Inc.

The teleconference will be accessible via satellite downlink
throughout North America, Hawaii, Mexico, and the Caribbean and will
have phone-in and email capability.

The licensing fee is $200.  After the conference, videotapes will be
available for $200 plus the costs of duplication, postage, and

Call or email for more information:

Susan Melnick

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:96
                   Distributed: Tuesday, June 6, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-8-96-002
Received on Tuesday, 6 June, 1995

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