**ERPANET is pleased to announce its participation at the 68th Annual
Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The meeting is being
held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel between August 2nd and 8th.**
ERPANET: Seeking and Supporting Best Practices in Digital Preservation and
Saturday, August 07, 2004
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
ERPANET, the Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network, funded by
the European Commission, enhances the preservation of cultural and
scientific digital objects through raising awareness, sharing experiences,
policies, and strategies, and improving practices. Chaired by Kenneth
Thibodeau (National Archives and Records Administration), this session
introduces SAA to ERPANET's ongoing program and accomplishments; its free
resources; an independent assessment of its workshops; and its potential as
an international model of capacity building and information sharing in the
digital preservation and archiving domain.
Seamus Ross, University of Glasgow
"Overview of the Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network and
Vision of the Future of Digital Preservation Exchange"
Wendy Duff, University of Toronto
"Evaluating Digital Preservation Education: A Case Study"
Hans Hofman, Nationaal Archief (of the Netherlands)
"ERPAstudies: Identifying Best Practices in the Management and Preservation
of Digital Assets in Europe's Cultural Heritage, Governmental, Scientific,
and Business Sectors"
For more information on the full SAA Annual Meeting programme, see