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PRO-TEK's Randy Gitsch is quoted in a New York Times article on Cinerama, a widescreen movie process that involved the synchronization of three 35mm projectors onto a curved screen. Cinerama was developed in the 1950s in response to new competition that television was bringing to the movie industry....

LAC Group Founder and CEO Deborah Schwarz was one of the presenters at the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) Bicentennial Symposium, celebrating the School's 200th anniversary. Deborah attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in History. Held October 6, 2017, the Symposium featured leaders from the fields of information, technology, libraries and entrepreneurship presenting their...

Two LAC Group executives were featured presenters at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Southern California Chapter Professional Development Day, held October 13, 2017 in Long Beach, California....

Jocelyn McNamara’s interview with data visualization expert Anselm Spoerri was published in the September-October 2017 issue of Information Outlook, the online magazine for SLA (Special Libraries Association) members. The issue focus was Visualizing Data and Information....

The Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Oakie Charitable Foundation has announced a new film preservation scholarship award in honor of PRO-TEK Vaults film preservationist Stan Taffel....

The Federal LCA Commons initiative was awarded the 2017 Government Leadership in Lifecycle Assessment Award from the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA). The honor took place at the group’s conference on October 4, 2017 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Federal LCA Commons is a collaborative initiative among several U.S. government departments including the Environmental Protection Agency, USDA National Agricultural Library,...

PRO-TEK is once again sponsoring the annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists or AMIA. The 2017 event will be in New Orleans at the InterContinental Hotel on St. Charles. We invite you to: Capture and preserve your AMIA 2017 experience in our photo booth Charge your cell phone at one of the power stations we will be sponsoring throughout the...

LibGig Recruiting Director Brad Rogers shares some LIS career advice for San Jose State University students and recent grads of SJSU School of Information. The iSchool’s Career Blog is published by the SJSU career center liaison to iSchool to share resources and tips for LIS students and graduates. In the article, Brad shares the following librarianship career trend: “A growing trend is for employers...