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Photographic and Recording Media Discussion Group

From: Werner Haun <whau>
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2000
ALCTS, PARS, Photographic and Recording Media Discussion Group,
McCormick Place S404b
Saturday, July 8, 2000
4:30-5:30 p.m.

This Discussion Group meeting will include two topics:

1.  "Digitizing Photographic Collections: the Short and Long of It"

    Helena Zinkham, Head, Technical Services, with technical
    assistance from Kit Arrington, Digital Conversion Specialist,
    Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress will
    describe the production steps for scanning two kinds of
    photographs: negatives and panoramic prints.  The preservation
    considerations will be highlighted, from a custodial viewpoint.
    Image navigation techniques and linkages between images and
    online records will also be covered.  Bring your questions.

2.  "Barcoding Non-Book Collections:  A Poll of Practices"

    Debra McKern, Chief of Binding and Collections Care Division and
    Acting Chief of the Prints and Photographs Division, will lead a
    discussion about working with vendors to create barcoding and
    labeling options for various types of media.  Please be ready
    share any of your experiences, questions, concerns, or

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:1
                   Distributed: Monday, June 19, 2000
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Received on Thursday, 8 June, 2000

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