[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-09-25

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Tue Sep 25 08:35:01 PDT 2012


In this Issue:
1. Break Out of Your Box through Exchange
2. State Archives Offers Digital Preservation Training Sept. 26
3. Pacific University to Celebrate Carnegie Hall Centennial 
4. McCullough Bridges Subject of Talk in Salem, Oct. 3
5. Annual Archives Crawl Set for Oct. 6 in Portland
 
 
BREAK OUT OF YOUR BOX THROUGH EXCHANGE
 
It’s amazing what you can see when you break out of a box or silo. To
learn how, visit http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com (
http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/ ) .
 
 
STATE ARCHIVES OFFERS DIGITAL PRESERVATION TRAINING SEPT. 26
 
AustinSchulzwill present the third in a series of workshops on basic
digital preservation from 9 a.m. – noon, Sept. 26 at the State Archives,
800 Summer Street NE, Salem. The workshop, titled
“Protect/Manage/Provide”, covers the basics of protecting,
managing and providing access to digital content selected for long term
preservation. 
 
Schulz will discuss the steps to take for protecting digital content
from problems such as corruption, obsolescence, inappropriate access and
disasters. Participants will learn about basic risk management
techniques like creating a written preservation policy and assessing
necessary resources for the long-term management of digital content. The
workshop will also instruct attendees how to make digital content
available over time given individual and organizational policies,
technology and the needs of the end users.
 
The workshop is free; however, pre-registration is required. To
register, email reference.archives at state.or.us with “Digital
Preservation Workshop” in the subject line. Fro questions or
registration by phone, contact Austin Schulz at (503) 378-5161.  Visit
http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/news/training/preserveworkshop3.html
for further information.
 
 
PACIFIC UNIVERSITY TO CELEBRATE CARNEGIE HALL CENTENNIAL 
 
Pacific University will mark the centennial anniversary of its Carnegie
Hall in two events Sept. 26 and 28. History professor Larry Lipin will
present “Wealth, Ambition and the Public Good: Andrew Carnegie and the
Library” on Sept. 26. A celebratory program and reception will take
place as part of the University's 2012 Homecoming festivities onSept.
28. 
 
Carnegie Hall is one of only three Carnegie-funded college libraries on
the West Coast. Built as a the University Library in 1912 and named for
philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, the building currently houses the
College of Arts and Sciences Psychology Department.
 
Visit
http://www.pacificu.edu/news/detail.cfm?NEWS_ID=11590&CATEGORY_ID=2
for further information. 
 
 
MCCULLOUGH BRIDGES SUBJECT OF TALK IN SALEM, OCT. 3
 
Robert W. Hadlow will discuss bridge engineer Conde Balcom McCullough
in a lecture beginning at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 3 in Loucks Auditorium at the
Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St. SE., Salem. 
 
Known for his elegant and cost-effective designs, McCullough and his
staff designed nearly 600 bridges between the world wars, crossing
rivers, bays, and inlets throughout Oregon. For more information call
(503) 540-2397 or email kfitzgerald at cityofsalem.net . 
 
 
ANNUAL ARCHIVES CRAWL SET FOR OCT. 6 IN PORTLAND
 
The third annual Oregon Archives Crawl will take place from 10 a.m. – 3
p.m., Oct. 6 in Portland. Participants can visit over 25 archives and
heritage organizations, starting at the one of the four host locations:
Portland Archives and Records Center, Portland State University Millar
Library, Multnomah County Central Library or the Oregon Historical
Society.  
 
This year’s event will pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of Oregon
women winning the right to vote by highlighting women in history.  Crawl
participants will learn about the contributions and impact of women on
Oregon politics, health, education, culture and more. 
 
Presentations by archivists, historians and other representatives will
provide information about preserving and researching family history.
Host and other organizations will bring some of their “stuff” to share,
including old photos, maps and documents. Participants can also go
behind-the-scenes to tour areas where history is stored. 
  Pick up a “passport”, which lists the participating organizations at
any host locations. To learn more, visit
http://pdxarchivists.wordpress.com (
http://pdxarchivists.wordpress.com/ ) . 

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