[Libs-Or] Webinar -- Digitizing Hidden Collections: Success Stories from Small and Medium-sized Digitization Projects
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Tue Oct 4 10:05:52 PDT 2011
The webinar described below will be on Wednesday, November 2nd from 10:00 to 11:30 am Pacific time. Best I can tell, it's free.
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School Library Consultant
Oregon State Library
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
From: District Dispatch [mailto:jroberts at alawash.org]
Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 9:06 AM
To: Jennifer Maurer
Subject: [District Dispatch] Digitizing Hidden Collections: Success Stories from Small and Medium-sized Digitization Projects
Although large-scale initiatives receive the lion's share of the attention when we talk about digitization projects, countless small and [https://secureimages.capwiz.com/SSLProxy/pic/m/f/fl/flaivoloka/1159613_binary_code_1.jpg?host=www.sxc.hu&port=80&path_query=%2Fpic%2Fm%2Ff%2Ffl%2Fflaivoloka%2F1159613_binary_code_1.jpg] medium-sized digitization projects provide invaluable access to hidden collections from North American libraries, archives, and museums. Spurred by the OITP Perspectives paper, "Digitizing Hidden Collections in Public Libraries<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/KTBSQPMGOC/7410796126>, (pdf)" this 90-minute webinar<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/ILUKQPMGOD/7410796126> is aimed at sharing success stories, best practices, and the lessons learned to encourage other successful projects. Panelists include:
* Gwen Glazer<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/NBPDQPMGOE/7410796126> from Cornell University Library, 2010 Google Fellow with ALA, and author of "Digitizing Hidden Collections in Public Libraries<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/FQGLQPMGOF/7410796126> (pdf)"
* Jason Kucsma<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/CWCDQPMGOG/7410796126> from the Metropolitan New York Library Council and co-editor of "Digitization in the Real World"
* Natalie Milbrodt<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/LKRTQPMGOH/7410796126>, Project Manager for Queens Memory Project, will discuss her recent work on a collaborative digitization project
* Beth Goble<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/GDUDQPMGOI/7410796126> and Devra Dragos<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/FGHNQPMGOJ/7410796126>, Nebraska Library Commission, will discuss The Nebraska Memories Project that provides access to important collections held by libraries and historical societies in Nebraska
* Erin Kinney<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/OAGAQPMGOK/7410796126>, Wyoming State Library, will discuss the Wyoming Newspaper Project<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/NUBUQPMGOL/7410796126>
* Larry Carey, Tompkins County Public Library<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/OTWQQPMGOM/7410796126>, will discuss the library's local-history<http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/DAXJQPMEGB/DTCJQPMGON/7410796126> digitization initiative
Panelists will address the following topics:
* Real-life, practical strategies for initiating and managing projects and how those strategies could be applied more broadly
* Where to find best practices for a variety of digital project needs (conversion, metadata standards, storage, access etc.)
* How to create a successful collaborative project between multiple institutions
* Short survey of initiatives aimed at providing increased access to collections (via portals, directories, etc...)
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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