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SOLINET workshops

From: Alicia Riley <ariley>
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2001
SOLINET, Inc., the Southeastern Library Network, is pleased to
announce our Summer Preservation Workshops (Please excuse
cross-posting):

Digital Imaging of Photographic Collections
Wednesday-Thursday, August 22-23, 2001 at SOLINET, Atlanta, GA
9 am - 4 pm.

    This two-day workshop provides the information necessary to
    select, convert, and provide access to an image database. It
    focuses on the technical aspects and issues associated with
    using digital imaging technology to convert photographic
    materials and making them accessible on the Internet. Included
    are hands-on demonstrations and exercises covering scanning
    techniques, lighting, applying metadata standards, and database
    development. Participants will receive hands-on experience with
    Adobe Photoshop 6.0 software.

    Instructors are Grace Agnew, Assistant Director for Systems and
    Technical Services at the Georgia Tech Library; and Laurel
    Crafts, Project Coordinator at the Georgia Tech Library.

    Cost is $190 governing members ($180 early bird, $215 late
    registration), $200 associate members ($190 early bird, $225
    late registration), and $250 affiliate (non-members), ($240
    early bird, $275 late registration). Any institution within
    Georgia qualifies for the member rate.

Fundamentals of Book Repair
Tuesday-Wednesday, September 11-12, 2001 at the University of
Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
8:30 am - 5 pm.

    This two-day workshop is designed for staff members who perform
    book repair in libraries and those who supervise repair units.
    The workshop teaches simple, economical, and preservation
    quality repairs for materials in general, circulating and
    reference collections. The procedures covered are tightening
    hinges, endsheet replacement, spine replacement, paper mending,
    tip-ins and hinge-ins.

    The workshop will NOT cover techniques for the repair of
    materials that are special, rare, or archival. Instructors are
    Christine Wiseman, SOLINET Preservation Education Officer and
    Tina Mason, SOLINET Preservation Field Services Officer.

    Cost is $155 governing members ($145 early bird, $180 late
    registration); $165 associate members ($155 early bird, $190
    late registration) and $195 affiliate (non-members), ($185 early
    bird, $220 late registration). Any institution within Tennessee
    qualifies for the member rate.

Preserving Microfilming: The Silver Standard
Wednesday-Thursday, September 26-27, 2001 at the University of
Georgia, Athens, GA
9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Libraries continue to be challenged by crumbling 19th century
    book and paper collections.  Digital technology is the choice to
    enhance access, but the Council on Library Information Resources
    considers preservation microfilming "the gold standard" for
    preserving the intellectual content of brittle, endangered
    materials.  The two-day session will cover planning projects,
    selection and preparation for filming, microfilm technology and
    equipment, standards and quality control.

    This workshop is designed for staff in all types of libraries
    and archives who manage or work with microfilming projects,
    preservation administrators, and collection managers.

    Instructors are Steve Eberhardt, SOLINET Preservation Microfilm
    Services Coordinator; Bob Mottice, Director of Technology and
    Quality Control, Bell and Howell and private consultant; and
    Becky Ryder, Preservation Librarian, William P Young Library,
    University of Kentucky at Lexington.

    Cost is $155 governing members ($145 early bird, $180 late
    registration), $165 associate members ($155 early bird, $190
    late registration), $195 affiliate (non-members) ($185 early
    bird, $220 late registration). Any institution within Georgia
    qualifies for the member rate.

For more information or to register, contact Vanessa Richardson at
800-999-8558, vanessa_richardson [at] solinet__net
<mailto:vanessa_richardson [at] solinet__net> or visit
<URL:http://www.solinet.net> for full descriptions and online
registration.

These workshops are funded in part by a grant from the National
Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access.


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