Luminary Lectures @ Your Library present Meg Bellinger 2/23/04
(free in-person and via live and recorded cybercast)

Meg Bellinger will present a lecture entitled, "Stewardship in the
Digital Age: Roles and Issues for Libraries for Preserving Our
Cultural Heritage" at the Library of Congress on Monday,
February 23rd, from 10:30am-12:00pm in the Dining Room A
on the 6th floor of the Library of Congress' James Madison
Building, located at First Street and Independence Avenue S.E.,
Washington, D.C.  No reservations are necessary.  All lectures
are free and open to the public.  This lecture will be
broadcast live via the Internet at
on the morning of the lecture, EST, and will be viewable with
Real Player software.

Meg Bellinger is an Associate University Librarian at Sterling
Memorial Library, Yale University.  She has led major
business development planning and implementation programs,
including the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) Digital Archive.

Description of the lecture:  This presentation explores the
development and evolution of the digital repository and how
digital preservation or archiving in the repository environment
fundamentally differs from the purposes of preservation services.

The Public Service Collections Directorate of the Library of Congress
sponsors this speaker series.

Other events coming in the Luminary Lectures @ Your Library series include:

"Library and Information Science Education in North America:
Bridging the Gulf Between Education and Practice"
A panel discussion moderated by Dr. R. David Lankes, Executive
Director of the Information Institute of Syracuse (IIS) and an Assistant
Professor at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies
Tuesday, March 16th, 11:00am-1:00pm cybercast

"Krug and Rosenfeld on an Interactive Evaluation"
Steve Krug, Usability Consultant, and Louis Rosenfeld, Principal
Wednesday, May 5th, 10:30-12:00 noon @ West Dining Room
Co-sponsored by the Library of Congress User Centered Design
Subcommittee of the Internet Operating Group

Please check the Luminary Lectures @ Your Library web site
for more information about this lecture series and to view
previous webcasts at

A webcast of this lecture will be made available on this site
after the event.

For special assistance, please contact: Alison Morin,
Library of Congress, Phone: (202) 707-1183, Email: [log in to unmask]