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Subject: Workshop on preservation of audiovisual materials

Workshop on preservation of audiovisual materials

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-at->
Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

Hosted and cosponsored by Western History/Genealogy Department
Denver Public Library
July 29-30, 2009

This program is intended for curators, collection managers,
librarians, archivists, and other staff who are involved in managing
machine-based media collections in cultural institutions.

Register online at



    Overview of Machine-Based AV Media Identification and

    Reformatting Options for AV Media

    Contracting for AV Preservation Services

    Surveying and Selecting AV Media Materials for Preservation and

    Funding Opportunities for AV Preservation

    Case Studies and Panel Discussions

Lead Speaker:

    Alan Lewis
    Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC


    George Blood
    President, Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA

    Thomas F.R. Clareson
    Program Director for New Initiatives, Lyrasis, Philadelphia, PA

    Anna L. Scott
    Archivist, Aspen Historical Society, Aspen, CO

    Sarah Stauderman
    Preservation Manager, Smithsonian Institution Archives,
    Washington DC

The fee for this two-day program is $200.  Funders for this program
include the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Presented in partnership with Lyrasis.
Also cosponsored by BCR, Denver, CO.

For more information, visit our Education Program Calendar at
<URL:>, call 215-545-0613 or email

A limited number of $750 stipends are available to staff from
non-profit institutions with annual budgets of less than $500,000.
Eligibility requirements and stipend application information
available at


or at <URL:>

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CCAHA will also conduct this program at the Atlanta History Center
in Atlanta, GA on October 20-21, 2009.  Register now for the Atlanta
program here.

Kim Andrews
Preservation Services Officer
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Fax: 215-735-9313

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