Presentations for 23rd Annual Preservation Conference

23rd Annual Preservation Conference

Digitizing for Preservation and Access:
Past is Prologue

A link to each lecturer's presentation is provided below. Some lecturer's papers are also included. Unless otherwise noted the presentation is a PowerPoint slideshow.

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Dr. Paul Conway, Associate Professor - School of Information
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Keynote Address: Digitization, Preservation and the Future of the Archive

Best Practices for Digitizing Photographs: A Network Analysis of InfluencesOpen PDF file

Institutional Approaches I: Management of Digitization at NARA

Doris Hamburg, Director of Preservation Programs
National Archives, College Park, MD

James Hastings, Director of Special Media Archives Services Division
National Archives, College Park, MD

Institutional Approaches II

Dr. Anna E. Buelow, Head of Preservation
The National Archives - Department of Collection Care, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Carl Fleischhauer,Open PDF fileTechnical Coordinator - National Digital Library Program
Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Guidelines, Long-term Management and Trusted Repositories

Michael Stelmach, Manager of Digital Conversion Services
Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Fynnette Eaton, Consultant to the Electronic Records Archive
National Archives, College Park, MD

Archival and Preservation Preparation for Digitizing

Amy Lubick, Conservator
National Archives, College Park, MD

David Null, Director, University Archives and Records Management Services
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Public Interface/Providing Access I

Daniel Santamaria, Assistant University Archivist - Mudd Manuscript Library
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Suzanne Isaacs, Digital Projects Coordinator
National Archives Experience, Washington, DC
The Insider's Guide to the Digital VaultsOpen PDF file

The Digital Vaults: Teaching with DocumentsOpen PDF file

Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse, Maryland State Archivist
Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, MD

Public Interface/Providing Access II

Mark Harvey, State Archivist
Archives of Michigan, Lansing, MI

Karen Weiss, Information Resources Manager
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Greg Colati, Digital Initiatives Coordinator - Penrose Library
University of Denver, Denver, CO