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Proceedings of symposium on curatorial issues

From: Jean Alix <jeana<-a>
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Papers published from "Choices and Challenges"
National Symposium at the Henry Ford

Symposium Papers Published Online

The Henry Ford is pleased to announce the web publication of the
"Choices and Challenges: Hot Topics Facing Curators and Archivists"
symposium proceedings. The publications can be found at

The second biennial "Choices and Challenges" national symposium was
held at the Benson Ford Research Center of The Henry Ford on October
8-10, 2004, with support from the Americana Foundation.  Topics
presented and discussed at the symposium included:

    *   Thriving in the Digital World: How historical organizations
        can best use new media to serve their missions and their

    *   Who Owns What? Legal Contests Over Documents, Objects and
        Ideas: This session focused on understanding copyright and
        fair use, rights of privacy and rights of publicity and The
        Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

    *   Career Paths: Recruitment, Education and Advancement in the
        Archival and Museum Professions.

    *   Preservation Strategies: Balancing Access, Use, Exhibition
        and Preservation: The participants explored their approaches
        to strategizing about collections use and preservation.

For additional information about this symposium, please contact

    Marilyn Yee
    313-982-6100, ext. 2559
    marilyny<-a t->thehenryford< . >org


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