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CD on safeguarding documentary heritage

From: Doug Nishimura <dwnpph>
Date: Monday, August 14, 2000
Mogens Koch, from Denmark is visiting here and he brought word that
there is a CD available from UNESCO called Safeguarding Our
Documentary Heritage. It includes photographs and motion picture
film. Mogens was involved in the photographing of samples. These
come up as thumbnails that you can click on to get more information.
You can see what deteriorating paper (from acidity) looks like, for
example. The CD is free from UNESCO. They have a working version
on-line at this site, although you need the newest version of
Shockwave.  Here are the sites:

<URL:> This is for the
overlying project called "Memory of the World Programme".
"Safeguarding..." is a subset at

It's also available in French. The project is a joint one between
UNESCO, Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication (France), and

The CD is available free of charge from UNESCO and ordering
information is included at the above site.

Douglas Nishimura
Research Scientist
Image Permanence Institute

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