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Digitization for Small Institutions (Multi-Day Event) - Lyrasis

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Tuesday & Thursday, July 17 & 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET


Participants will learn about starting a digitization program. The first session covers the basics of project planning, equipment selection, digitization preparation, care and during digitization. The second session covers technical information relevant to getting started with digitization, such as metadata, file format selection, compression, and more. The class also covers quality control, access, and touches upon basic concepts of digital preservation as relevant to small institutions planning digital projects.
Learning Outcomes
 

  • Define criteria for project planning
  • Recommend digitization workflow and planning solutions for starting a digital program
  • Recognize and follow best practices and standards for digitization
  • Establish priorities for digitization


Instructor: Annie Peterson

Annie Peterson is Preservation Services Librarian at LYRASIS. Before joining LYRASIS, Annie Peterson was the Preservation Librarian for the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library at Tulane University. She has an MLIS from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She has a range of experience in preservation and conservation that provides a strong base for helping the archives, historical societies, libraries and museums that we reach through the Preservation Field Services project. She is active in the American Library Association and is the Chair of the Association of Library Collections and Technical Services Preservation and Reformatting Section. In 2016 Annie was awarded the Esther J. Piercy Award from ALCTS, an award that is given to recognize the contribution to areas of librarianship included in library collections and technical service by a librarian who has shown outstanding promise for continuing contribution and leadership.

Date:
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Online Webinar
Campus:
Online Webinar

Event Organizer

Heather Campbell Shock

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