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[BKARTS] NEDCC's Off the Wall & Online, Las Vegas

Off the Wall and Online:
Providing Web Access to Cultural Collections
November 4-5, 2003
The Riviera Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
A Two-day Conference Presented by theNortheast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
As a pre-conference to the Museum Computer Network's 2003 Conference (MCN 2003)**
 What is "Off the Wall and Online?"  This conference explores digitization for collections management and education in museums and other cultural institutions of all sizes.  The faculty includes museum and library professionals, technical experts, educators, and administrators, who will discuss a broad range of highly relevant topics, including:

 Changing Missions: Implications of the                    Stepping Through a Project: Conception to

         Online Audience                                                      Implementation

The Collaboration Imperative                                  Technology Choices

Navigating the Metadata Maze                                Copyright Considerations in a Digital World

Sustainability                                                           The Preservation Challenge

Leveraging Your Investment in                                Multi-purposing Photographs

    Digitization for Multiple Uses 

Who should attend?  This conference is designed for museums and other cultural institutions that are digitizing or planning to digitize collections for collections management, education, or both.  Museum administrators, educators, collections management staff, and digital project managers are the primary audience.  Staff from other cultural institutions, such as libraries, archives, and historical societies will also find much worthwhile content in the sessions offered. 

This conference is funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).  NEDCC also receives financial support for its field service activities from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  This conference is co-sponsored by the Museum Computer Network, the Historic New Orleans Collection and the Balboa Art Conservation Center.

 Registration information is available on NEDCC's Web site at www.nedcc.org

or contact Ginny Hughes at ghughes@xxxxxxxxx

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