ERIC Number: ED389325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Commission on Preservation & Access: Annual Report, July 1, 1994 to June 30, 1995.
Commission on Preservation and Access, Washington, DC.
The Commission on Preservation and Access was established to foster, develop, and support collaboration among libraries and organizations in order to ensure the preservation of the published and documentary records and to provide enhanced access to scholarly information. This annual report describes the following: (1) the organization of the Commission, support, and the 1995 initiatives; (2) the Brittle Books Program managed by the National Endowment for the Humanities; (3) digital preservation technology; (4) scholarly involvement; (5) the international program that brings together countries and institutions from around the world in collaborative preservation and access ventures; (6) preservation science research; (7) scholarly advisory committees concerned with providing advice on specific agenda and institutional initiatives; and (8) communication to promote the preservation and access agenda. An appendix provides a listing of publications and reports, committees and task forces and board of directors and staff. Financial statements for 1995 containing comparative totals for 1994, and an independent auditors' report are also included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Advisory Committees, Annual Reports, Communication (Thought Transfer), Digital Computers, Information Storage, Information Technology, International Programs, Library Technical Processes, Preservation, Records Management, Scientific Research
Commission on Preservation and Access, 1400 16th Street, N.W., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20036-2217 (free while supplies last).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Preservation and Access, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Brittle Books; Commission on Preservation and Access; Digital Preservation; National Endowment for the Humanities
Note: For 1994 Annual Report, see ED 375 860.