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Conference on digitization

From: Cynthia Wilson <cj0910<-a>
Date: Friday, March 25, 2005
PALINET presents

"Saving and Promoting Your Collection: Best Practices in
Preservation and Digitization: A Preservation and Digitization
Holiday Inn
Grantville, PA
Tuesday, April 26 - Thursday, April 28, 2005

Register now and save. Early bird registration deadline: Apr 1, 2005

On behalf of the PALINET Preservation Advisory Group, you are
invited to attend this exciting conference featuring the latest
information about preservation and digitization issues and
techniques.  Through workshops, panel discussions, tours, and
presentations, learn about:

    book repair
    pest management
    dealing with mold
    disaster planning
    care of photographic materials

Featured presenters include:

    Gary Albright
    Art Conservator

    Liz Bishoff
    Special Advisor to the President for Cultural Heritage
    Institutions, OCLC

    Tom Clareson
    Global Product Manager, Education and Planning Unit, Digital
    Collections Services, OCLC

    Diane Kurtz
    Collections Care Supervisor for the Preservation Department,
    Pennsylvania State University Libraries

    Ruthann Hubbert-Kemper
    Executive Director, Capitol Preservation Group Thomas Parker,
    PhD, President and Entomologist, Pest Control Services, Inc.


Tuesday, April 26, 2005

11am - 12:30pm      Registration

12 - 5pm            Choose one tour from:

                        Walking Tour of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex
                        including PA State Archives, PA State
                        Library, and PA Conservation Center

                        Tour of Wert Book Bindery (1-2pm or 2 - 3pm)

                        Civil War Museum Tour and Archivist
                        Presentation (2:30-4:30pm)

                    Limited space available, first-come, first
                    serve. Bus transportation will be provided to
                    the Capitol Complex departing the hotel at
                    12:30.  Tour participants will walk between
                    three tour sites, and then be returned to the
                    hotel via bus service. No transportation
                    provided; ample free parking available at tour
                    site; directions will be provided

6:30-9pm        Banquet and Keynote Speaker
                Liz Bishoff, Special Advisor to the President for
                Cultural Heritage Institutions, OCLC

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

8-9am           Registration and Continental Breakfast
9-9:30am        Welcome
9:30am-12:30pm  Care of Photographic Materials
                Gary Albright

                Demystifying Mold
                Thomas Parker

12:30-1:45pm    Lunch and Preservation Vendor Fair

1:45-2:45pm     Capitol Preservation Project Slide Show
                Ruth Ann Hubbert

                Preservation and Digitization Vendor Demonstrations

2:45-5:45pm     Integrated Pest Management for Libraries and Archives

                Scanning Choices for Arts and Artifacts
                Linda Tadic, ARTstor

                Preservation and Digitization Vendor Demonstrations

3:45-5:45pm     Book Repair Triage
                Diane Kurtz

                Preservation and Digitization Vendor Demonstrations

6:30-7:30pm     Reception

Thursday, April 28, 2005

7:30-8:30am     Registration Breakfast
8:30-8:45am     Welcome

8:45-11:45am    Disaster Planning
                Tom Clareson

                Introduction to Preservation Microfilming
                Erica Behler, Senior Project Manager, Preservation
                Services, OCLC Preservation Service Center

                Digital Project Planning
                Christine Guenther, Senior Project Manager, Digital
                Services, OCLC Preservation Service Center

11:45am-1pm     Lunch

                Mistakes I Have Made Panel Discussion

                Pennsylvania Libraries - Collaborative Collection
                Development Presentation

1-3pm           Preserving Born Digital Materials
                Tom Clareson

                Book Repair Triage
                Diane Kurtz

Further details and registration information available at

Cynthia Wilson

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:46
                   Distributed: Sunday, April 3, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-46-015
Received on Friday, 25 March, 2005

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