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Conference on technology and preservation

From: Andrea Rolich <arolich>
Date: Thursday, April 11, 1996
The Wisconsin Preservation Program (WISPPR) and Wisconsin
InterLibrary Services (WILS) wish to announce the upcoming WILS
World '96 Conference on Technology and Preservation, which will be
held on June 12-13, 1996, in Madison, Wisconsin. Preservation
sessions include:

    *   Life Expectancies of Photographic & Electronic Options

    Peter Adelstein, Senior Research Associate with the Image
    Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, will
    provide a comparison of the permanence of silver halide media
    versus magnetic tape and optical disk, and a review of
    standardization activities in these technologies.

    *  Digital Imaging

    Michael Ester, President, Luna Imaging, will discuss issues in
    embarking on digital imaging projects.  Luna Imaging is both a
    publisher and a service provider in digital imaging, and
    recently completed the digitizing of the Frank Lloyd Wright
    archives.

    *  Copyright & Electronic Media

    Mary Levering, Associate Register, National Copyright Programs,
    U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress, will discuss the
    report "Intellectual Property and the National Information
    Infrastructure," and the aspects of copyright in the electronic
    environment that it covers.  Levering will also answer questions
    concerning the impact on our future as information providers and
    preservers in the context of copyright law and the new digital
    media.

    *  University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Imaging Projects

    Sandra Paske, of the UW-Madison General Library System
    Microimaging Lab, will describe the role of the Library System,
    not only as a user, but also as a producer/publisher in the
    digital imaging world.  Paske will review recent digital imaging
    projects and discuss how the library got involved, what it has
    taken in terms of staff and equipment, and what products have
    resulted.

    *  Vendor Exhibits and Presentations

    Exhibits will focus on preservation products and services,
    including digital imaging.  The vendors represented are:

    *  Minolta EPIC
    *  Preservation Resources
    *  Eastman Kodak
    *  Emerge: featuring Adobe Capture

A full program description of sessions and speakers, as well as
registration information, is available on the WILS Web Site
(http://www.wils.wisc.edu) or by sending an email message to:
update96 [at] milkyway__wils__wisc__edu. Questions may also be addressed to
Christopher Cook at (608)262-0047 or ccook [at] doit__wisc__edu.

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