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Subject: SGML workshop

SGML workshop

From: Margaretta Sander <msander>
Date: Thursday, April 4, 1996
The Museum Computer Network and the CIMI Consortium are sponsoring
the following workshop that will be held before the AAM meeting. The
workshop will be on Friday, May 3 at the Hilton Hotel, Directors Row
#2, Minneapolis, Mn.  For information, please contact Kathy
Jones-Garmil or Margaretta Sander (902-826-2824).  The speakers will
be:  Steve Dietz of the National Museum of American Art, John
Perkins, Director of the CIMI Consortium, Thornton Staples of the
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, Univ. of
Virginia, and Margaretta Sander. SGML Manager, CIMI Consortium.
Other speakers to be announced.

Introduction to SGML for Museums

SGML makes in-depth museum information available and shareable
electronically, providing many more options than HTML for using
museum information.  This workshop is important for policy making
museum management, curators and publications people to understand
what SGML is, its relevance to museum information, and why NEH,The
US Department of Communication, and a consortium of 16 institutions
have supported research on SGML use in museums.

Teaching will focus on an overview of SGML; on the CIMI Document
Type Definitions (DTDs) and their use for museum publications,
collections databases, multimedia and hypermedia; demonstrations of
SGML; and discussion of case studies using SGML for museum

Register with:

    Katherine Jones-Garmil
    Assistant Director
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
    Harvard University
    11 Divinity Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  02138
    garmil [at] husc__harvard__edu
    617-495-7535 (fax)

Margaretta Sander
RR1 252 Viewmount
Tantallon, N.S. B0J 3J0 Canada
Fax: 902-826-1337

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:69
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Received on Thursday, 4 April, 1996

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