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Lecture on preservation science

From: Dianne L. van der Reyden <dvan>
Date: Monday, March 8, 2004
The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress announces
the Twelfth and Thirteenth Events in its series of lectures on
Topics in Preservation Science, to be held in the Madison Building,
Library of Congress.

March 31 - April 2, 2004
Lecture Series: "Where Science and Conservation
    Meet: a Challenging Field."

    Dr. Jan Wouters, Section Head of the Laboratory for Materials
    and Techniques at the Royal Institute for the Study and
    Conservation of Belgium's Artistic Heritage, will talk about
    leather and parchment, their chemistry, preparation,
    degradation, and analysis, emphasizing micro-methods and results
    obtained from several European research projects.  This lecture
    series is free, but space is limited and registration is
    required.  For more information, please contact Terry Boone,
    tboo [at] loc__gov.

April 6, 2004 Lecture:
"Optimization of Archiving Optical Storage Media",
West Dining Room, 9-11am.

    This will be presented by William P. Murray, who works as a
    Principal Reliability Engineer on implanted medical devices with
    Medtronic Corporation. He will present a brief overview of the
    development of CD's and will cover the growth rate of CD's, the
    construction differences, the optical read mechanism and the
    principal failure mechanism. This lecture is free and open to
    the public.

For more information about the TOPS series, which is continually
expanded and updated, see

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