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2012-03-07 02:55:00

One of the largest property preservation companies in the western United States trusts FreeCustomWebsite.com with the task of building their custom website. WSR Preservation manages thousands of properties for banks that have a surplus of homes on their hands. The company utilizes their website to communicate with their vendors. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 One of the largest property preservation companies in the western United States trusts FreeCustomWebsite.com with the task of...

2011-07-30 00:01:03

Built on the success of our DT RG3040 Reprographic System is a new book capture system that will redefine the way bound materials are digitized. The new BC100 will meet the high demands of cultural institutions by providing the preservation-grade image quality, speed, and reliability needed to capture a wide variety of bound and loose materials - all while protecting their integrity. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Digital Transitions through its Division of Cultural Heritage unveiled a...

2011-06-13 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian Institution's process to repatriate thousands of Native American human remains and funerary objects in its collections is lengthy and resource intensive and it may take several more decades to return items to tribes under its current system, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). This GAO report is the second of a two-part, three-year effort to examine how publicly funded institutions are...

2011-04-25 09:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) will begin a series of Statewide Preservation Planning Forums on Tuesday, April 26. These meetings will allow the public to help shape the next Statewide Historic Preservation Plan. Every five years, PHMC's Bureau for Historic Preservation is required to develop a comprehensive preservation plan that does the following: Meets the preservation circumstances of the state;...

2011-04-03 07:30:00

ATLANTA, April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 23 awards recognizing the best of preservation in Georgia during its 34th annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Macon on April 1. The Hardman Farm in Sautee, Ga. received the Marguerite Williams Award, presented annually to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state. The Italianate style house also received an award in the Excellence in Restoration...

2011-03-23 09:00:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and PRINCETON, N.J., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Portico, part of the not-for-profit organization ITHAKA, today announced Gale will be preserving three additional digital historical collections with Portico. This follows the completed ingest of 10 Gale Digital Collections--including 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, The Making of Modern Law: Primary Resources and Eighteenth Century Collections Online--and represents over 80 million...

2011-03-17 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CourseSmart, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, today announced that Arizona State University (ASU) has adopted CourseSmart's Faculty Instant Access program in support of ASU's efforts to meet selection timeliness and transparency standards in course materials selection as stipulated in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Through this secure information portal integration, ASU's faculty now...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.