[ISHMap-List] Fwd: ["EXLIBRIS-L"] Webcast of LC Syposium on Authenticity now available.

Joel Kovarsky joel.kovarsky at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 20:32:06 CEST 2014

Forwarded from ExLibris-L. I thought this had some relevance for the map 
history group.

          Joel Kovarsky

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Subject: 	["EXLIBRIS-L"] Webcast of LC Syposium on Authenticity now 
Date: 	Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:29:50 -0400
From: 	Dimunation, Mark G <mdim at loc.gov>
Reply-To: 	exlibris-l at list.indiana.edu

The webcast for "Authenticity," the symposium held by the Rare Book and 
Special Collections Division at The Library of Congress on December 6, 
2013 is now available.

"Authenticity," was a day-long program that looked at one of the most 
difficult subjects facing libraries, private collectors, and booksellers 
today -- judging the genuineness of printed materials.  The symposium 
focused on the research which curators, scholars, and conservators have 
been conducting regarding all elements of printing and book production.  
The speakers included specialists who are at the cutting edge of 
research on printing techniques, paper manufacture, binding 
construction, and typography, as well as scholars, conservators, 
scientists, and booksellers who are dedicated to establishing methods 
for determining authenticity in the field of rare books, prints, and 

*WEBCAST: Authenticity of Print Materials 


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Mark Dimunation

Chief, Rare Book and Special Collections Division

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave., S.E.

Washington, D.C. 20540-4740


mdim at loc.gov <mailto:mdim at loc.gov>

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