ERIC Number: ED401947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Commission on Preservation and Access Newsletter, 1996.
Commission on Preservation and Access Newsletter, n85-94 Jan-Dec 1996
The Commission on Preservation and Access was established to foster and support collaboration among libraries and allied organizations in order to ensure the preservation of the published and documentary record in all formats and to provide enhanced access to scholarly information. The Commission's newsletter keeps preservation and access personnel updated on current national and international developments, issues, and technologies in the field. This document contains 10 issues of the newsletter published in 1996 (July-August and November-December are combined issues). Highlights include: a report on the archiving of digital information (January); a conference of the Commission of the European Union and the Task Force on Digital Information on long-term access to electronic publications (February); a report on cooperative preservation in Canada, and the Council on Library Resources' statement on fair use (March); excerpts from testimony in support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, stressing the importance of the federal role in preservation (April); a documentary on the preservation of information in the electronic age, and the formation of a task force on Hispanic literary heritage (May); a report proposing strategies for digital archiving (June); recommendations for National Digital Library Federation (NDLF) leadership roles in discovery and retrieval, intellectual property rights and economic models, and archiving of digital information (July-August); NDLF constituted as a charter organization (September); a paper focusing on preservation challenges in Russia (October); and a report on mass deacidification, and the first meeting of the conjoint board of the Commission on Preservation and the Council on Library Resources (November-December). (SWC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Preservation and Access, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Russia