Call for papers
UKZN Special Collections
Preservation Conservation Conference
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Special Collections in collaboration
with Africa Media Online and the South African Preservation and Conservation
Group (Sapcon) are pleased to announce the Call for Papers, for the
UKZN Special Collections: Preservation Conservation Conference.
Disaster Prevention Preparedness, Response Recovery of collective collections and e-collections (digitised born digital images)
Dates: Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 September
Venue: UKZN Pietermaritzburg Campus, Pietermaritzburg
The aim of the conference is to give:
We would also like to invite philanthropists, potential donors and
organisations to offer their expertise and resources to help develop
and empower our colleagues with the relevant skills to promote the correct
methods, techniques and best practice in identifying potential risks
to special collections.
- preservation managers/librarians; preservation technicians;
- digitisation/scanning service providers; bulk electronic storage providers;
- artefacts and paper conservators, book restorers, archivists, special
collections stack managers and museum curators an opportunity to share their challenge/s and experiences in dealing
with natural and manmade disasters and best practice approach and techniques
to prevent potential disasters that contribute to the deterioration
or loss of research resources and electronic information in our research
resource centres including University Libraries, government institutions,
school libraries, private collections, community centres and museums.
Please see attachment for information and details about the Call for papers. Please be inspired to come and 'Tell your story'.
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