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Course on identification and care of videotape

From: Mary Studt <studtm>
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Course on the Identification and Care of Video Tape - C0203
Museum Support Center
Smithsonian Institution
Suitland, Maryland
Course Instructor: Sarah Stauderman
November 9, 2001

This course focuses on the problematic modern medium of video tape.
The preservation of video tape concerns the physical longevity of
the medium as well as the availability of playback machinery.  This
half-day course, provided by the co-creator of the online Video
Format Identification Guide, will cover the identification of
different video formats, reformatting techniques, housing and care
of the original tape.  To view the Video Format Identification Guide
please see: <URL:http://paulmessier.com/videoid/>.

Cost: $15.00  (limit: 70), cost includes refreshments and lunch
Registration deadline:  October 26.

Please contact Mary Studt, studtm [at] scmre__si__edu or 301-238-3700 x149
for further information and registration materials.

Mary Studt
Archives Conservator
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education
Smithsonian Institution


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