Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Workshop - digitizing photograph collections

Digitizing photograph collections Workshop http://digitizingphotocollections.eventbrite.com/ Learn the basics of digitizing photograph collections at this one-day workshop on Monday, March 11, 2013, 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. at the Carmel Clay Public Library in Carmel, Indiana. Specialists from around the state will discuss their projects and participants will learn about the best practices for creating and maintaining digital collections. *How to decide if a scanning project is right for your collection *Technical standards, equipment, and preservation *Workflow and staffing needs *Providing access to images / PastPerfect Museum Software *Contributing to “Indiana Memory” at the Indiana State Library *Collaborating with others *Funding sources The information will benefit anyone managing photographic collections at libraries, museums, or historical societies and is open to participants from all sectors. Registration: The $35 fee includes lunch and handouts. We are offering a discounted rate of $15 for students studying library science, archives management, museum studies, history, or other related fields. Learn more and register online: http://digitizingphotocollections.eventbrite.com/ The Photograph Preservation Workshop Series is sponsored by the Carmel Clay Historical Society, the Carmel Clay Public Library, and Heritage Photo & Research Services. Funding was provided through a matching grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities, with additional support from the Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Joan Hostetler, Heritage Photo and Research Services 716 Dorman Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 (317) 771-4129 heritagephotoservices@gmail.com www.heritagephotoresearch.com Sign up now for our Photograph Preservation Workshop Series in Carmel, Ind.