ERIC Number: ED393454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Preservation Activities in Canada: A Unifying Theme in a Decentralised Country.
This document presents an overview of the Canadian national preservation program. It is divided into three sections: (1) Federal Initiatives, which explores activities at the National Library of Canada, the National Archives of Canada, the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM), and the Canadian Conservation Institute; (2) Cooperative, Decentralized Initiatives including preservation councils, advisory committees, task forces, and projects; and (3) Provincial and Local Initiatives, including ones at the University of Toronto Library, McMaster University, Ontario Public Libraries, and the National Library of Quebec. Teaching and training and digital libraries are also covered. (Contains 16 references.) (BEW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Advisory Committees, Archives, Cultural Background, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Storage, Institutional Cooperation, Library Collections, National Libraries, National Programs, Preservation, Public Libraries, Universities
Commission on Preservation and Access, 1400 16th St., N.W., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20036-2217 ($10).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Preservation and Access, Washington, DC.