Digitization SIG Meeting on March 31: Digital Preservation for Libraries and Archives

Digital Preservation for Libraries and Archives
Date: March 31, 2011 
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Metropolitan New York Library Council, 57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10003-4605

As more librarians undertake digitization, digital preservation is being integrated with the responsibilities of libraries and other cultural heritage institutions.  Panelists will share their visions for what digital preservation is, how it encompasses access, and management, and longevity.  There will also be discussion around difficult file formats, handling av files, getting institutional support and promoting a sensible infrastructure for digital preservation activities by creating relevant policies, effectively engaging administrators, and resource sharing.
Panelists: Andrea Buchner, Director of the Gruss Lipper Digital Lab, Center for Jewish History; John Mignault, Systems Librarian, The New York Botanical Garden; Jennifer Vinopal, 

Register for this free meeting here.  

 

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