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16mm FIlm Handling Workshop

16mm Film Handling Workshop 
Friday, November 14, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Langsdale Library, 3rd floor Learning Commons, Room 420, 

This workshop will provide attendees with hands-on training in safely handling 16 mm -film archival materials.

The morning session will consist of: a lecture introducing the physical and chemical properties of film as well as the history of motion picture film’s many formats (focusing on 16 mm). The lecture will also address proper documentation, assessment, and storage needs. The day will conclude with a demonstration of 16 mm inspection, repair, and rehousing for preservation. During the afternoon session, the workshop participants will split into groups and each attendee will inspect, repair, and rehouse a 16 mm film from our collection or feel free to bring a 16mm film of your own (under the careful supervision of the AV archivist).

Space is limited to 8 people: please RSVP by October 31, 2014. 

Past Events

 

Library Cupcake Party

Library Cupcake Party
Langsdale Library, 3rd floor Learning Commons
Wednesday, September 3, 3-4 p.m.

Start your Fall 2014 semester on a sweet note. Langsdale Library is hosting a cupcake party to welcome all UB students back to campus. Come see us in the library, on the 3rd floor of the Learning Commons for one free gourmet cupcake! (One cupcake per person, while supplies last.) For a full schedule of events, visit www.ubalt.edu/welcomeweeks.

 

 MFA Reading

Preservation Week (April 28-May 2) events

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16mm Film Handling Workshop
Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:30am-4pm, Langsdale Library Special Collections 

This workshop will provide attendees with hands-on training in safely handling 16 mm -film archival materials.

The morning session will consist of: a lecture introducing the physical and chemical properties of film as well as the history of motion picture film’s many formats (focusing on 16 mm). The lecture will also address proper documentation, assessment, and storage needs. The day will conclude with a demonstration of 16 mm inspection, repair, and rehousing for preservation.

During the afternoon session, the workshop participants will split into groups and each attendee will inspect, repair, and rehouse a 16 mm film from our collection (under the careful supervision of the AV archivist).

Space is limited to 8 people: please RSVP using this link by April 21, 2014.

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ALA Preservation Week event: AudioVisual Preservation 101 

Brown bag lunch lecture
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 12-1 pm in room 400, Langsdale Library

Ever wonder why you can’t find your favorite TV show from childhood on Youtube? Or how you can watch those old tapes your dad took of your vacations and birthday parties? If so, please join us on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, from noon to 1 pm for a brown-bag lunch lecture introducing audiovisual-preservation issues.

During the week of April 27 through May 3, cultural heritage organizations across the nation are reaching out to inspire the proper safeguarding of personal, family, and community collections of all kinds, as well as library, museum and archive collections. The Langsdale Library’s Preservation Week lecture will be given by the Special Collections Department’s audiovisual archivist, Siobhan Hagan. The event is open to the public, but space is limited!

 An RSVP is recommended. 

 

 

2014 Inspired Discoveries

 

Inspired Discoveries

Friday, May 9, 2014 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm in the Learning Commons Town Hall

Inspired Discoveries: A Symposium of Undergraduate Research & Creative Work, is a collaboration of Langsdale Library, the Helen P. Denit Honors Program, the Office of Sponsored Research and the Office of the Provost. This symposium is part of an ongoing effort to recognize and encourage undergraduate research and other academic achievements.