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I'm sending this message on behalf of a colleague at the British  
Library.  The LIFE2 project focuses on the lifecycle costs for  
digital collections.  Full disclosure: I'm a member of the LIFE2  
Project Board.

Sayeed


Sayeed Choudhury
Associate Dean for Library Digital Programs
Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center
Sheridan Libraries
Johns Hopkins University
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> From: "Davies, Richard" <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: February 12, 2008 6:44:26 AM EST
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: LIFE2 Project Conference - 23 June
> Reply-To: "Davies, Richard" <[log in to unmask]>
>
> Apologies for cross-posting.
>
> Dear All,
>
> The LIFE2 Project, which is examining the lifecycle costs for  
> digital collections, will be holding a project conference at the  
> British Library on 23 June 2008.
>
> The conference will cover the results from the projectís case  
> studies which examined the lifecycle costs for:
>
> Digital repositories
> Primary data
> Digitised newspapers
>
> Other topics will include mapping digital and analogue lifecycles,  
> as well as an updated LIFE costing model and how to go about using  
> the LIFE model in your own institutions.
>
> The conference will be of interest to the digital preservation  
> community and repository managers, as well as anyone with an  
> interest in the costs associated with digital collections.
>
> We will send out further details of the programme closer to the  
> conference date, however if you are interested in attending please  
> e-mail [log in to unmask] and we will keep you informed of the programme  
> details. There is no charge for conference attendance.
>
> Further information on the project is available from the website  
> www.life.ac.uk.
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Richard
>
>
>
> ___________________
>
> Richard Davies
> LIFE Project Manager
> The British Library
> 96 Euston Road,
> London NW1 2DB
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