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Symposium on digital preservation

From: Erica Grundmann <grundmae>
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2001
"Digital Past, Digital Future: An Introduction to Digital
    Preservation"
OCLC's ALA Annual Pre-Conference Symposium
Friday, June 15, 2001
Salon B at the Marriott
1-3:30 pm

This symposium will define digital preservation, explain how
preservation risks and challenges are different for digital
materials, and identify preservation strategies and standards.
Additionally, the importance of metadata for preservation and access
will be examined along with a discussion of standards being
developed for metadata.  A case study will illustrate how to provide
access to digital materials and ensure their long-term retention.
Speakers will be Robin Dale, Program Officer, Research Libraries
Group; Dr. Vanessa Marshall, Director, National Preservation Office,
The British Library; Lydia Preiss, Manager, Collection Preservation,
National Library of Australia; and Stephen Chapman, Preservation
Librarian for Digital Initiatives, Harvard University Library.
Donald J. Muccino, Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, will
convene this symposium. Meg Bellinger, president of OCLC
Preservation Resources, will introduce speakers and facilitate a
question and answer period after the presentations.


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