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Thursday, November 6 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Preservation of Audio-Visual Collections and Modern Storage Media

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Dr. France will provide a broad overview of the research at the Library of Congress in the preservation of collections of audio-visual, magnetic tape, optical disks, fugitive media and blueprints. She will describe their current testing of CDs and DVDs as these deterioration issues are of interest across all types of libraries. Dr. France will describe the matrix she has been developing for recommending what libraries can do to prioritize preservation attention to their collections of modern twentieth century materials, often thought to be a lower risk of loss due to their age, compared to historic traditional material counterparts.

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Corrie Marsh

Scholarly Communications & Collections, Old Dominion University Libraries
Corrie Marsh is the Scholarly Communications & Collections at Old Dominion University Libraries. She earned her B.S. at the University of North Texas and her M.S.L.I.S. at Louisiana State University, where she also worked in serials and collection development. Corrie worked in Acquisitions... Read More →

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Fenella France

Library of Congress

Thursday November 6, 2014 3:15pm - 4:00pm EST
Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403