Call for papers. Details are available on the Campbell Collections Webpage http://campbell.ukzn.ac.za/
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 2019.
The theme for the conference is: Disaster Prevention Preparedness, Response &
Recovery of collective collections and e-collections (digitised & born
The conference will take place on Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 September 2019,
at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg Campus in
Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.
The aim of the conference is to give:
preservation managers/librarians; preservation technicians;
digitization/scanning service providers; bulk electronic storage providers;
artifacts 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 man-made
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.
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
Please see attachment for information and details about the Call for papers.
Please be inspired to come and ‘Tell your story’.
During the Closing Session on 29 August 2018...
New challenges for the preservation of documentary heritage
Theme: "Data Curator’s Roles and Responsibilities: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives"