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Subject: Preservation intensive workshop

Preservation intensive workshop

From: Barbara Reed <breed>
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 1996
The Department of Librarianship, Archives and Records, Monash
University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, Australia is running an
intensive workshop:

Preserving the Memory: From Paper to Digital Impulse
Monday, 30 September to Friday, 4 October, 1996

The course will be led by leading international experts Dr Ross
Harvey, of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Jeavons
Baillie, Chief Conservator, State Library of Victoria and Dr Jan
Lyall, Director of the National Library of Australia's Preservation
Office, and will focus on management issues relating to the
preservation of all media formats.  Its main objective is to provide
participants with information about leading edge strategies, methods
and techniques.

The Workshop will cover:

         Causes of deterioration
         Strategies for preserving the artefact
         Collection  conservation - developing a plan
         The electronic artefact
         Reformatting strategies with emphasis on digitisation
         Strategies to preserve electronic data
         National and international cooperative preservation
         Developing a preservation programme
         Visits to Australian Archives and the State Library of
         Preserving information on the Internet

Course fee: $A1,500.00 - includes extensive reading material and
Harvey's book, lunches each day, morning/afternoon tea.

The workshop precedes ALIA's Biennial Conference 'Reading the
Future' which is being held in Melbourne from October 6-11, 1996.

For more information:

    Mary Lou Maroney
    +61 3 9905 2959
    Fax: +61 3 9905 2952
    seclar [at] arts__cc__monash__edu__au

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:11
                  Distributed: Tuesday, July 16, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-11-016
Received on Wednesday, 17 July, 1996

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