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Conference on preservation of audiovisual materials

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-at->
Date: Monday, January 5, 2009
A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media
Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
March 2-3, 2009

Hosted and cosponsored the Harry Ransom Center, The University of
Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Register now at


This program is intended for curators, collection managers,
librarians, archivists, and other staff who are involved in managing
machine-based media collections in cultural institutions.


        Overview of Machine-Based AV Media Identification and

        Reformatting Options for AV Media

        Contracting for AV Preservation Services

        Surveying and Selecting AV Media Materials for Preservation
        and Access

        Funding Opportunities for AV Preservation and Access

        AV Preservation Case Study and Speaker Panel

Lead Speaker:

    Alan Lewis
    Audiovisual Archives Consultant
    Washington, DC


    George Blood
    President, Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA

    Tom Clareson
    Program for New Initiatives, PALINET, Philadelphia, PA

    Sarah Cunningham
    Audiovisual Archivist, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential
    Library and Museum and Adjunct Professor, Audio Preservation and
    Reformatting and Advanced Audio Preservation, The University of
    Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

    Sarah Stauderman
    Preservation Manager and Archives Conservator, Smithsonian
    Institution Archives, Washington, DC

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.  In partnership with PALINET.  Locally
cosponsored by the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at
Austin; the Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of the Cultural
Record, School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin;
and Amigos Library Services, Inc.

Registration now at


For more information, visit <URL:> or call
215-545-0613 or email pso<-at->ccaha<.>org.

A limited number of $750 stipends are available to staff from
non-profit institutions with annual budgets of less than $500,000.
Eligibility requirements and stipend application information
available at


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CCAHA will also conduct this program at the Denver Public Library in
Denver, CO on July 29-30, 2009 and in Atlanta, GA in Fall 2009,
dates to be announced.

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

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