Double Fold, Double Take, Double Talk

a program on the future of preservation
Location: UCLA Faculty Center, Mark Taper Auditorium
Date: Tuesday18 May 2004 starting at 3:30pm
The program brings together a faculty researcher, a reference librarian, a rare books librarian, a computer resource specialist, a preservation specialist, and UCLA’s new University Librarian to describe and discuss projects, look at some of the criticisms leveled against library preservation, reflect on changes in continuing education for preservation, and speculate on what might happen to traditional preservation in the face of digitization for ease of access.
The content of this program will interest scholars, librarians, preservationists, and administrators.
Speakers and presentations
  • “The Critics: Baker and half-baked” Katharine Donahue, UCLA
  • “Moving targets – microfilm to digitizing” Gretchen Karl, Getty Center
  • “Accessing the Anna Akhmatova notebooks” David MacFadyen, UCLA Slavic Department
  • “Now you see it, now you don’t: online campaign materials — the most ephemeral of the ephemera” Gabriella Gray and Scott Martin, UCLA
  • “Can we preserve everything?” Gary Strong, UCLA Library Director
The formal program and discussion will be followed by a reception at 6:00 and optional dinner at 6:30.
There is no charge for the program and reception, but registration is required, as space is limited. Information on how to register is provided at the end of this announcement.
Dinner costs $27 and includes salad, dessert, and coffee.
Entrée choices: Stuffed Breast of Chicken, with asparagus, lemon and parmesan risotto
OR Ravioli with goat cheese, arugula and sun-dried tomatoes
On campus in Lot 2 adjacent to the Faculty Center: $7. Enter at the junction of Hilgard and Westholme.
Driving directions and a map are available at
The LAPNet Steering Committee gratefully acknowledges the UCLA Library’s generous support in sponsoring this program.

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