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SOLINET workshops

From: Alicia Riley-Walden <ariley>
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 1999
Archives Preservation: Holdings Maintenance
Monday, November 15
State Library of Tennessee
Nashville, TN.
9 AM to 4 PM

    Holding Maintenance, the basic preservation procedures
    incorporated into arrangement and description duties, is
    recognized as a fundamental component of archives preservation.
    This one-day workshop outlines the major activities and goals of
    a holdings maintenance program.  The focus is on stabilizing
    materials through preventive activities such as removing
    damaging fasteners, re-housing and encapsulation. Instructors
    for this session are Christine Wiseman, Preservation Education
    Officer, and Tina Mason, Field Service Officer.

    Cost is $95 for SOLINET members ($85 early bird, $120 late
    registration); $135 Non-SOLINET & FEDLINK ($125 early bird, $160
    late registration).

Preservation Management of Audiovisual Collections

    This one-day session will be held Tuesday, November 16 at the
    State Library of Tennessee, Nashville, TN from 9 AM - 4 PM.

    This session will concentrate on the principles and practices of
    managing equipment-dependent magnetic media, motion picture
    film, and mechanical sound recording collections. Topics

    *   What do conservation, preservation, and restoration mean?
    *   What "drives" preservation activities for sight and sound
    *   Appraisal considerations
    *   Guidelines for care, handling and storage
    *   And much more

    Attendees are invited to bring in equipment and/or recording
    media for discussion and identification during the session.

    Instructor of the session is Alan Lewis, Audiovisual
    Preservation Expert in the Special Media Archives Services
    Division, National Archives and records Administration..

    Cost is $95 for SOLINET members ($85 early bird, $120 late
    registration); $135 Non-SOLINET & FEDLINK ($125 early bird, $160
    late registration).

Online Registration: See

To register, print and complete one registration form for each
participant. A form may be found at the following address:

    Note: Register for Holdings Maintenance and Preservation
    Management of Audiovisual Collections and receive a $35
    discount! Total cost for both sessions as follows: $155 SOLINET
    members, $145 early bird, and $240 late registration. Any
    institution in Tennessee qualifies for the member rate.

Choose method of payment and fax it to: 404-892-7879 or mail to:
    1438 W. Peachtree Street, NW
    Suite 200
    Atlanta, GA 30309-2955
    Attn: Continuing Education & Training.

For more information contact Erica Waller
<erica_waller [at] solinet__net>.

Partial funding for these workshops has been provided by a grant
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of
Preservation and Access.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:28
                 Distributed: Tuesday, November 2, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-28-029
Received on Tuesday, 26 October, 1999

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