East Central College is a two-year community college located in Union, MO, approximately 50 miles west of St. Louis. The school offers over 29 programs, including nursing, teacher education, pre-engineering, health information management, business, and liberal arts, with certificate programs in HVAC, building trades, welding, culinary, and industrial engineering technology. Currently, 2,700 students are enrolled on the main campus and at satellite locations in Rolla, Sullivan, Washington, and Warrenton.
Amigos will be on hand this fall at a number of state library association annual conferences.
As it is with most things, age is not kind to audio visual media. Not only that, but many of the machines that play them have or will become obsolete. How libraries preserve these materials and provide access to them was the theme of the online conference "Fast-Forward >> The Future of Audio Visual Materials," hosted by the Amigos Imaging & Preservation Service (IPS) Friday, September 7.