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Preservation microfilming workshop

From: Gay Tracy <nedcc>
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 1995
Preservation Microfilming Workshop
to be Held in Cleveland, Ohio
May 15-17, 1995

The Northeast Document Conservation Center will present a three day
workshop on preservation microfilming from May 15-17, 1995 at the
Cleveland Public Library in Cleveland, Ohio.  The cost to participants
is $190.  The price of the workshop includes the cost of Preservation
Microfilming: A Guide for Librarians and Archivists, 2d ed., edited by
Lisa Fox, Preservation Consultant, if a participant does not wish to
order the book, the cost of the workshop is $150.  The program is
designed to train project administrators in libraries, archives, and
other research institutions to plan, implement, and manage filming
projects. It will also present information on digital technologies and
their role in hybrid systems.

Participants will learn skills for planning microfilming projects,
including selection issues; developing specifications; and writing
contracts with vendors.  Instruction focuses on compliance with national
standards for producing preservation microfilm and quality control.  The
program will give participants a concrete benchmark for evaluating the
quality of work.  It will address how to select and evaluate a vendor of
microfilming services, as well as going into depth on how to work with a
vendor.  It will include hands-on experience in inspection and quality
control procedures.

Faculty will include

    Steve Dalton, Director of Reprographic Services, Northeast Document
    Conservation Center

    Bob Mottice, Manager Quality Control, University Microfilms
    International

    Lisa Fox, Preservation Consultant

    and Andrew Raymond, Regional Advisory Officer, New York State
    Archives.

For information about registration for the preservation
microfilming workshop contact

    Gail Pfeifle
    Northeast Document Conservation Center
    508-470-1010

NEDCC is conducting another preservation microfilming workshop in St.
Paul, Minnesota April 24-26, 1995.

Gay Tracy
Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
508-470-1010
Fax: 508-475-6021

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