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Presentations library preservation

From: Robert James <rmjames>
Date: Friday, August 3, 2001
North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Wednesday, October 3, 2001, 2:30 pm

Dr. Abby Smith will discuss the value of preserving library
collections as artifacts for education and research.  Holding
various positions in libraries and research institutions for the
past twenty years, Dr. Smith is presently director of programs at
the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in
Washington DC.  She is responsible for developing and managing
collaborative projects with library and archival institutions to
ensure long term access to our cultural and scholarly heritage. Her
work encompasses all formats, from traditional print, to
audiovisual, to electronic media.

"The Evidence at Hand: The Report of the Task Force on the Artifact
in Library Collections" is available at 
<URL:http://www.clir.org/activities/details/artifact-docs.html>

Robert James, President of The North Carolina Preservation
Consortium (NCPC), will also provide an overview of cooperative
preservation in North Carolina. Topics will include collection care,
disaster preparedness, conservation, reformatting, security, and
preservation management. Participants are encouraged to share their
preservation challenges and offer suggestions for future NCPC
programs and projects.

Sponsored by the North Carolina Preservation Consortium, the North
Carolina Library Association Round Table on Special Collections, and
the North Carolina Library Association Resources and Technical
Services Section (a chapter of ALA/ALCTS).

For registration information see
<URL:http://www.nclaonline.org/conference/index.html>

For information about the North Carolina Preservation Consortium
contact Robert James, NCPC President

Robert James
Director of Library Services
Bruce I. Howell Library
Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC   27603
919-662-3607
Fax: 919-662-3575


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