November 30, 2015

New Issue of IFLA’s International Preservation News Focuses On Preservation and Digitization of Rare Maps, Globes, and Special Collections

The December 2012 issue of International Preservation News has just been released by IFLA’s (International Federation of Library Associations) Core Activity on Preservation and Conservation (PAC).

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Articles Include:

  • Cartographic Preservation and Digitization of Rare Maps and Globes at the Library of Congress
    by Fenella G. France, James Thurn and Jamie Schmeits
  • New Developments in Accessing and Viewing Online Maps at the National Library of Scotland
    by Christopher Fleet
  • Coronelli’s Virtual Globe
    by Andrea Adami and Francesco Guerra
  • La reproduction des documents de grand format au Centre de Sablé-sur-Sarthe de la Bibliothèque nationale de France
    by Philippe Vallas et Bernard Dulac
  • The Role of Risk Assessment in Digitising Special Collections
    by Roswitha Ketzer, Flavio Marzo and Jane Pimlott
  • Ensuring Long-Term Access to the Memory of the Web Preservation Working Group of the International Internet Preservation Consortium
    by Clément Oury, Tobias Steinke and Gina Jones

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