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Conference on scanning

From: Gay Tracy <tracy>
Date: Thursday, July 2, 1998
School for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access for
Paper-Based Collections
Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center
December 7-9, 1998
At the Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
616 St. Peter Street, New Orleans, LA

The conference is funded in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  It is  co-sponsored
by The Getty Information Institute, the Historic New Orleans
Collection, the National Park Service, and SOLINET.

What is the School for Scanning? A conference that will take the
mystery out of digital technology while training participants in

1. The Basics of Digital Technology;  2. Deciphering Digital Jargon;
3. Content Selection for Digitization;  4. Legal Issues of Digital
Technology; 5. Text and Image Scanning;  6. Quality Control and
Costs;  7. The Essentials of Metadata;  8. Digital Preservation:
Theory or Reality; 9. World Wide Web Publications;  10.
Multi-versioning.

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

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.

For more information about NEDCC and a calendar of workshops,
conferences, and seminars, visit NEDCC's web site at
<http://www.nedcc.org>. 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 [at] nedcc__org

Gay S. Tracy
Public Relations Coordinator
Northeast Document Conservation Center

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