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Re: Digital scanning conference


Would you still like me to go to this in December.  I know you asked
Alice-Mary about it.


>From:  Karen Brown[SMTP:kebrown@xxxxxxxxx]
>Sent:  Tuesday, September 22, 1998 9:57 AM
>To:    BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject:       Digital scanning conference
>There is still time to register before the October 15th deadline for:
>School for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access for Paper-Based
>Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center
>December 7-9, 1998 in New Orleans, LA
>What is the School for Scanning? A conference that will take the mystery
>out of digital technology while training participants in: The Basics of
>Digital Technology; Deciphering Digital Jargon; Content Selection for
>Digitization; Legal Issues of Digital Technology; Text and Image Scanning;
>Quality Control and Costs; The Essentials of Metadata; Digital
>Preservation: Theory or Reality; World Wide Web Publications; and
>Who Should Attend?  If you are a librarian, archivist, curator,
>interpreter, historic preservation specialist, registrar, or other cultural
>or natural resource manager dealing with paper-based collections, you will
>be interested in attending the School for Scanning.  No prior knowledge of
>digital media is required.
>Who Are the Faculty?  Steve Dalton, NEDCC; Howard Besser, University of
>California at Berkeley; Steve Chapman, Harvard University; Paul Conway,
>Yale University Library; Walt Crawford, Research Libraries Group; Franziska
>Frey, Image Permanence Institute; Anne Gilliland-Swetland, UCLA; Melissa
>Smith Levine, Library of Congress; Wendy Lougee, University of Michigan;
>Jan Merrill-Oldham, Harvard University; Marc Pachter, Smithsonian
>Institution; Chuck Patch, Historic New Orleans Collection; John
>Price-Wilkin, University of Michigan; Steve Puglia, National Archives and
>Records Administration; Roy Tennant, University of California at Berkeley
>and Diane Vogt-O Connor, National Park Service.
>What does the conference cost?  The cost of the conference is $255 for
>early bird registration, post marked by October 15, 1998, and $325 for late
>registration, deadline November 18, 1998.  All participants will also be
>responsible for all their travel and lodging costs.  The number of
>participants is limited and registration applications will be accepted on a
>first-come-first-served basis.  The conference carries 18.5 contract hours
>of ICRM Certification Maintenance Credits Hours.
>To request a flier and registration material, contact Gay Tracy, Northeast
>Document Conservation Center, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA
>01810-1494; 978 470-1010; <tracy@xxxxxxxxx>.

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