Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Workshop - Stewardship of Digital Assets

Stewardship of Digital Assets A two-day workshop on sustaining digital collections April 1 - 2, 2013 at The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY The Morgan Library & Museum and the Northeast Document Conservation Center are pleased to announce a two-day workshop focusing on managing digital collections. A faculty of digital experts will teach the essentials of digital collections care, emphasizing strategies for collaboration. The program will include opportunities for discussion and consultation with workshop faculty. Topics covered will include: Digital Curation Organizational Concepts (OAIS, TRAC, DRAMBORA) Sustainable File Formats Developing Relationships with IT Standards and Best Practices Options for Discovery and Access Digital Preservation Policy Development Metadata for Management, Access, and Preservation Email and Electronic Records Management Preservation of Video and Recorded Sound Building a Digital Repository Who Should Attend? Staff from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions - anyone eager to learn the basics about managing digital collections. Cost: Both days: $175 One day: $125 Student rate: $50 Note: Enrollment is limited to 70. Registration is first-come, first-served. For complete information and to register, visit: http://www.nedcc.org/education/2013soda/2013soda.php