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Lecture on preservation science

From: Jeanette Adams <jead<-a>
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005
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 (TOPS).

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 Dr. Vivek Navale (Technical Chief for
the Electronic Records and Special Media program at the US National
Archives and Records Administration (NARA)) will present "Predicting
Life Expectancies of Modern Magnetic and Optical Media".

This talk will describe the findings of recent studies conducted by
the US National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of
Congress, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to
address stability and life expectancies of higher density magnetic
tapes and optical discs.

The lecture will be held from 10:30 - 11:30am the West Dining
Room, Madison Building 6th floor, Library of Congress (101
Independence Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20540).

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
Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington DC 20540-4560
Fax: 202-707-1525

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