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Workshop on preservation of audiovisual materials

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-a>
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008
A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media
Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
July 24-25, 2008
Boston, MA

Register now.

Sessions:

    Overview of Machine-Based AV Media Identification and
    Preservation

    Funding Opportunities for AV Media Preservation

    Reformatting Options for AV Media

    Contracting for AV Preservation Services

    Surveying and Selecting AV Media Materials for Preservation and
    Access

    Case Studies and Round Table Discussions

Lead Speaker:

    Alan Lewis
    Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC

Speakers:

    George Blood
    President, Safe Sound Archive

    Thomas F.R. Clareson
    Program Director, New Initiatives, PALINET

    Sarah Stauderman
    Preservation Manager, Smithsonian Institution Archives

The fee for this two-day program is $200.  Funders for this program
include the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

CCAHA <URL:http://www.ccaha.org> is pleased to offer a limited
number of stipends of up to $750 to help defray travel, lodging, and
registration costs associated with attending A Race Against Time:
Preserving Our Audiovisual Media.  To be eligible, individuals must
work in a non-profit institution that is open to the public with an
annual operating budget of less than $500,000. Stipend applications
must be postmarked by June 9, 2008.  Stipend application information
is on the downloadable brochure.

In partnership with PALINET

Local cosponsors include Simmons College Graduate School of Library
and Information Science; Weissman Preservation Center, Harvard
University Library and Preservation and Imaging Services and Eda
Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library; and the Northeast
Document Conservation Center.

Download the brochure at <URL:http://www.ccaha.org/workshop_cal.php>
and register now

For more information, contact the

    Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
    215-545-0613
    pso<-a t->ccaha< . >org

Kim Andrews
Preservation Services Officer
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
215-545-0613
Fax: 215-735-9313


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