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Seminar on microforms

From: Sue Bigelow <sue_bigelow>
Date: Monday, May 3, 2004
The Division of Archives and Records (City Clerk's Department) will
host Kodak's Reliable Image Seminar Friday, June 4, 2004, from 9 am
to 4 pm.

The session will be held in the Strathcona Room, Vancouver City
Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue (12th and Cambie), Vancouver, B.C.

The seminar will be of interest to those who create and process
microforms, or those responsible for the purchase and care of
microform holdings. It will include hands-on training with a
densitometer and a microscope.

The instructor will be Tom Bruno, Senior Technical Manager, Document
Imaging, for Eastman Kodak. He has decades of experience with all
aspects of micrographics. In addition to the topics below, he will
include tips to make work easier and more efficient.

The seminar will be offered free of charge.  Refreshments and a
light lunch will be served.

    *   The History of Microfilm
    *   Explain the Basic Elements of the Micrographic System
    *   Can Analog and Digital Imaging Co-Exist?
    *   What Should You Do if You Have Acetate Film in your Vault?
    *   The 10 Basic Definitions You Should Know
    *   How Microfilm is Made
    *   Microfilm: Is it Archival?
    *   Image Appearance and Polarity
    *   Reduction
    *   Exposure and Cameras
    *   What Really Happens When You Film a Document?
    *   What is Density?
    *   Controlling Exposure
    *   What is Contrast?
    *   Proper Dark Room Operations
    *   Processing the Reliable Image
    *   Processing Parameters and Process Theory
    *   Process Control
    *   Sensitometry
    *   Duplication and Duplicating Films
    *   Image Quality
    *   Resolution and Densitometry
    *   Methylene Blue Analysis
    *   Imaging and Scanning Basics

To register, please respond to barbara_stetski [at] city__vancouver__bc__ca

Each registrant is requested to complete the following questionnaire
in order to help customize the presentation.

Do you work with a microfilm camera?
Do you process your own film?
Do you scan images?
Do you have a Kodak Document Archive Writer?
Do you just use microfilm as a retrieval medium on a reader printer?

Sue Bigelow
City of Vancouver Archives
Fax: 604-736-0626

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:68
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 4, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-17-68-008
Received on Monday, 3 May, 2004

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