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Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) News and Upcoming Events

From Art Pasquinelli, Director Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation, Oracle

Redwood City, CA We are very pleased to announce that the PASIG will now be co-operating with the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T;! ASIS&T will support PASIG on providing administrative services such as the mailing list, conference management, webinars, and website management. We would like to thank Richard Hill at ASIS&T for offering to support PASIG's continuation as an independent community.

Secondly, the next PASIG meeting will be in Dublin, Ireland October 17-19, 2012. Please hold the date. We would like to thank John Howard at University College Dublin for offering to support this event. We would also like to thank Oxford University, the Dutch Sound and Recording Institute, Vienna University of Technology for their kind offers and consideration. Oracle has committed to be a sponsor for the next meeting in Dublin and we are looking for other interested vendors who may want to act as sponsors.

Third, the next North American PASIG event is targeted for the week of April 1, 2013 in Baltimore.

Lastly, there are several related conferences coming up in the next few weeks that you should know about;

• IS&T Archiving, Copenhagen, June 12-15

• Screening the Future, U. Southern California, Los Angeles, May 21-23: This conference is organized by PrestoCentre in collaboration with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and Digital Repository