Digitization for Small Institutions

This four hour live online class held over two days will introduce small institutions to digitization basics.

Date & Time Name Delivery Method Price (Member / Non-Member)  
2/7/2018 1:30 PM
- 3:30 PM EST
* Multi-Session Event
Digitization for Small Institutions

This is a Multi-Session Event
Session 1 :
2/7/2018 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Session 2 :
2/9/2018 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST
Live Online $150.00 / $175.00 Register


Description:

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.







Intended Audience:

This class is open to all interested.






Notes:

Frequency: offered 2 times a year, Summer & Winter


Archival Recertification Credits - ARCs: 2
Information on Archival Recertification Credits

Registrations for this class must be received at least one week before the class date. Registrants should receive an email offering detailed login and setup instructions. Please call 800.999.8558 if you do not receive this email at least three days before the class. This class is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Time: All live online classes are in Eastern time.

Please see Technical Requirements for online classes and events.




Registration:

You may register using one of two methods:

    Register Online
    Click on "Register" above.
    PDF Form
    Print out the registration form and fax it to LYRASIS at 404.892.7879.