ERIC Number: ED416901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Commission on Preservation and Access: Ensuring Access to the Accumulated Human Record as Far into the Future as Possible, Nos. 95-104. January-December 1997.
Commission on Preservation and Access, n95-104 Jan-Dec 1997
This document includes one year of newsletters from the Commission on Preservation and Access. 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 records in all formats and to provide enhanced access to scholarly information. The newsletters report on cooperative national and international activities and are directed to university administrators, scholars, and faculty; preservation specialists and mangers; and members of consortia, governmental bodies, and other groups sharing in the Commission's goals. Topics covered in 1997 include: scanning of visual collections; National Digital Library Federation digitization projects; exploration of ways to increase collection longevity; preserving digital information; recommendations from the task force on Hispanic resources; joint testimony of the Commission, Association of Research Libraries, and National Humanities Alliance in support of FY-1998 appropriations for the National Endowment of the Humanities; preservation science research update; news brief on the Regional Alliance for Preservation; new commission reports; merger of the Council on Library Resources and the Commission on Preservation and Access to form the Council on Library and Information Resources; German report on digitization for preservation; Canadian research on permanent paper; and Library of Congress study on preserving video heritage. (SWC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Preservation and Access, Washington, DC.