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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...

CCM is happy to sponsor the 16th Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum & Dinner, October 25-27 in New York City. This year’s event theme is The Parallax View: A 10-Year Industry Retrospective, which promises to be a valuable assessment of the last decade in legal services. ...

Philip Spiegel, Senior Director of Content Management Operations for LAC Group, writes about successful DAM (digital asset management) system implementation for KMWorld, a leading publisher serving the knowledge management, content management, and document management markets....

Kathrine Henderson, Research Analyst at LibSource, has been selected for the SOIS 50 Distinguished Alumni group in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the University of Wisconsin's School of Information Studies. She was recognized as the distinguished alumnus for 2003, when she earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree....

The first frozen film preservation vault for commercial use, built by LAC Group’s PRO-TEK Vaults, was the subject of a feature story on Los Angeles’ ABC7 Eyewitness News. ...

The joint film preservation venture of Paramount Pictures and PRO-TEK Vaults is featured in the Forbes’ August 14, 2017, Media & Entertainment section (#BoxOffice). The new vault is the first one built by a commercial motion picture studio to “freeze” film, joining non-profit film archiving institutions like UCLA and the Library of Congress....

PRO-TEK’s new, high-tech film vault for preserving film at below-freezing temperatures is featured in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal article titled “Hollywood’s Film Freezer”. The new 125,000 square foot facility will preserve movie classics like “The Godfather” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” along with other movies produced by Paramount Pictures at below-freezing temperatures to stop image deterioration....

Deborah Schwarz, founder and CEO of LAC Group, was profiled in the July 23, 2017, “How I Made It” feature of the Los Angeles Times. This reluctant librarian has a taste for disruption tells her story of starting a library services company with nothing more than sweat equity. Through organic growth and acquisition, she grew the company from modest beginnings to...