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Workshop on preservation of audiovisual materials

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-at->
Date: Monday, July 27, 2009
AV Media Preservation Program in Atlanta, Oct. 2009
Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Hosted and cosponsored by Atlanta History Center
Atlanta, GA
October 20-21, 2009

This will be the final presentation of our popular AV Media
preservation program!

After a span of two years and eight cities across the USA, this is
your last opportunity to attend this essential program on preserving
your collection's heritage audiovisual materials.

A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

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.


    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


    Ruta Abolins
    Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection,
    University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, GA

    George Blood
    Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA

    Thomas F.R. Clareson
    Senior Consultant for New Initiatives
    Lyrasis, Philadelphia, PA

    Sarah Stauderman
    Preservation Manager and Archives Conservator
    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.

The Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) will award 10
Accreditation Recertification Credits (ARCs) to Certified Archivists
(CAs) who attend.

For more information, visit our Education Program Calendar at


call 215-545-0613 or email pso<-at->ccaha<.>org.

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:>

Register online at


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

                  Conservation DistList Instance 23:9
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Received on Monday, 27 July, 2009

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