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Conference on digitization

From: Juanita Singh <juanita>
Date: Friday, July 18, 2003
Off the Wall and Online: Providing Web Access to Cultural
Collections
The Riviera Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
November 4-5, 2003

    A Two-day Conference Presented by the Northeast 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 at <URL:http://www.nedcc.org>
or contact Ginny Hughes at ghughes [at] nedcc__org


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