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Lecture on preservation science

From: Jeanette Adams <jead<-a>
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2005
"Summary of Research on Magnetic Media Deterioration Since 1995"
Mumford Room, Madison Building - 6th floor
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington DC 20540
10am to 12 noon

The Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress would like
to invite you to the next lecture in its series on Topics in
Preservation Science.

On Tuesday, August 23, 2005, Sarah Stauderman Preservation Manager
of the Smithsonian Institution Archives, will present a talk
entitled "Summary of Research on Magnetic Media Deterioration Since

Since 1995, a variety of tools and techniques have been developed by
the collections management community to identify magnetic media
collections that are at risk and conduct conservation activities.
One important tool is the videotape identification guide,
<URL:>, which was prepared by the speaker.
This talk will review current research needs for the preservation of
magnetic tape and film.

The Topics in Preservation Science lectures are free and open to the
public. For more information about this series, which is continually
expanded and updated, see

Dr. Jeanette Adams, PhD
Chemist and Chemical Hygiene Officer
Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington DC 20540-4560
Fax: 202-707-1525

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