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Subject: Optical media pen available

Optical media pen available

From: Kate Murray <kate.murray<-a>
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Announcing the EMG Pen
Safe for use in labeling CDs and DVDs

Did you know that many pens commonly used to label CDs, DVDs, and
other optical disks may cause permanent damage, making the disk

The EMG Pen has a felt tip and water-based ink. Other marking pens
with fine points or rolling balls, as well as those with
solvent-based inks, pose a danger to optical media because they may
cause damage that interferes with a laser's ability to read recorded

Two ways to obtain an EMG Pen:

1. Join EMG Become a member of EMG and receive your EMG Pen FREE!
(Current EMG members will receive their free pen in the mail.) EMG
annual membership dues to AIC members are $15. Membership benefits
include access to the EMG listserv and affiliation with AIC's newest
speciality group.

Your dues support EMG's programs at the annual AIC meetings,
programs which explore some of the newest challenges facing
conservators of modern media today. To become a member of EMG, visit
the AIC membership web page

2. Purchase

Your purchase of EMG pens supports future EMG programming and
education efforts.

Pens are priced as follows:
    1-3 pens        $4.00 each
    4-10 pens       $3.50 each
    11+ pens        $3.00 each
(prices include shipping and handling charges)

To order pens, download the order form
<URL:> and follow
the printed instructions. Pens will be on sale during the EMG 2005
program at the AIC Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

Find out more about The EMG specialty group see
<URL:> and for the EMG 2005 program
see <URL:>

Kate Murray
Audio Visual Collections Conservator
Emory University
Woodruff Library
Preservation Office
540 Asbury Circle NE
Atlanta GA 30322-2870
Fax: 404-727-0053

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Received on Tuesday, 19 April, 2005

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