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Seminar on disaster management

From: Jeavons Baillie <jeavonsb>
Date: Monday, September 18, 1995
Seminar on Disaster Management, Preservation and the Library
Theatre B, Old Arts
The University of Melbourne
Tuesday 26th September 1995, 2.00 - 5.00 pm
Cost:  $15.00 per person

You are invited to attend a Seminar with John McIntyre (Head of
Preservation, National Library of Scotland) and Jeavons Baillie
(Chief Conservator, State Library of Victoria)

John McIntyre is involved in numerous national and international
preservation organisations including the International Council of
Archives Disaster Prevention Committee and the The British Library
National Preservation Advisory Committee.  He co-wrote Jeavons
Baillie trained as a chemist and a conservator.  He was employed for
18 years as the founding Conservation Officer at the National
Library of New Zealand, during which time he oversaw the
collection's move to a new premises.

The Program will include:

    *   An Introductory talk by John McIntyre, looking at the
        National Library of Scotland, and recent library
        preservation developments in the United Kingdom.

    *   A Presentation by Jeavons Baillie on disaster management in
        building design at the National Library of New Zealand, and
        an experimental approach to staff training for disaster
        response.

    *   An open discussion with the speakers and the audience.  Some
        of the library preservation issues up for discussion could
        include collection storage, disaster planning, preservation
        of electronic media and raising awareness of preservation
        issues.

Tea and coffee will be served.

Enquiries:

    Ian Potter Art Conservation Centre
    +61 3 344 7989
    Fax: +61 3 347 7448
    rosie_freemantle [at] muwayf__unimelb__edu__au

John McIntyre's visit to Australia has been sponsored by The British
Council.  His visit to Melbourne is sponsored by CAVAL, The State
Library of Victoria and The University of Melbourne.

Jeavons Baillie
Chief Conservator
State Library of Victoria
Melbourne, Australia
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
+61 3 9669 9998
Fax: +61 3 9669 9885

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