Upcoming workshop: Digital Preservation July 25, 2011


The Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet) invites you to register now!

Forever is a Long Time: an Introduction to Preservation of Digital Collections.

Date : Monday, July 25, 2011

LocationAhmanson Auditorium UH 1000, University Hall, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

Registration fee:  $125.00

This program will introduce participants to the current digital preservation environment, including digital preservation terminology, rationale for digital preservation, digital preservation standards and best practices, the role of risk assessment, digital planning and implementable solutions.

Faculty for this one day workshop : Liz Bishoff, The Bishoff Group and Tom Clareson, LYRASIS. Bishoff and Clareson are nationally recognized leaders in digital preservation, serving as faculty members of the National Endowment for the Humanities “Staying on TRAC”  workshop series.  Previously Bishoff and Clareson were the faculty for the NEDCC sponsored digital preservation workshop series Stewardship of Digital Assets.  Together they have more than 25 years experience working with libraries and cultural heritage organizations in developing and managing digital collections.


The workshop starts at 9:30 and ends at 4 PM.  Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration fee.  You will not have to pay to park.

Location:  Ahmanson Auditorium UH 1000,

University Hall, Loyola Marymount University

Ahmanson Auditorium is located at the eastern end of University Hall.  The Loyola Marymount University main campus is located in Westchester at One LMU Drive, approximately four miles north of the Los Angeles International Airport.


University Hall
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045

University Hall is the large modern building on your immediate right; stop at kiosk and obtain visitor parking permit and directions.  Parking is free.

For driving directions see the LMU web site:  http://www.lmu.edu/resources/campus_maps/Driving_Directions_-_Main_Campus__Westchester.htm

REGISTRATION BY MAIL ONLY  :  To register send the following information to Linda Mehr at the address below along with a check for $125.00 made payable to LAPNet.







Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration fee.  Vegetarian food choices will be available.

Registration deadline : July 12, 2011  REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 19! 

Mail to: Linda Harris Mehr

Margaret Herrick Library Director

Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study

333 S. La Cienega Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA  90211

Registration questions contact:

Linda Mehr at (310) 247-3033

Email:  lmehr@oscars.org

The LAPNet Steering Committee express their appreciation to Loyola Marymount University for their generous support in providing the facilities for this workshop.

LAPNet was established in January 1987 to meet the preservation needs of librarians, conservators, archivists and records managers in Los Angeles City and County. It is managed by a Steering Committee drawn from libraries and other record repositories.  LAPNet aims to serve as a forum of information exchange and foster the development of preservation and cooperative programs among all the libraries in the area, irrespective of their type or size.

On the web:  http://lapreservation.wordpress.com

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