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Preservation Administration Discussion Group (PADG)

From: Jane Hedberg <jane_hedberg<-a>
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2005
ALA Annual Conference, Chicago
Preservation Administration Discussion Group
Palmer House Hilton, Wabash Parlor (3rd floor)
Friday, June 24, 2005

2-3:20      Automating Preservation: Voices from the Field

                Tyra Grant, Preservation Librarian, Northwestern
                University will report about Northwestern's
                development and use of the Kirtas robotic
                page-turning book scanner.

                Cathy Aster, Project Manager, Digital Services
                Group, Stanford University Will report about the
                Digitizing Line automatic book scanner.

                    **** Moderator's comments: The above URL has
                    been wrapped for email. There should be no

                Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Director for Library
                Digital Programs, Johns Hopkins University Will
                report about CAPM (Comprehensive Access to Printed
                Materials), a project to develop robotics, automated
                systems and software to enhance access in the JHU
                remote storage facility.
                <URL:> apm)

3:20-3:30   New ALA Conference Schedule

                Yvonne Carignan, Past Chair, PARS

3:30-4    Break and Poster Session

4-4:45      Mass Deacidification: New LC Research on the Extension
            of Paper Life

                Chandru Shahani, Chief, Preservation Research and
                Testing Division, Library of Congress Will report
                about a newly developed accelerated aging test and
                experiments to determine the extension-of-life
                benefit derived from mass deacidification of paper.

4:45-5      Announcements

Refreshments provided by Heckman Bindery

Jane Hedberg
Preservation Program Officer
Weissman Preservation Center
Harvard University Library
Holyoke Center 821
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: 617-496-8344

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