METRO's Strategic Programs Manager to Participate in OCLC Webcast

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, METRO

Margo Padilla, our Strategic Programs Manager, will present on an OCLC webinar on Monday, October 20, 2014. Innovative Solutions for Dealing with Born-digital Content in Obsolete Formats will cover various options for transferring born-digital content from antiquated media into a form that can be more easily managed.

A reprise of a lightning round at SAA last August, this webcast will cover topics like outsourcing web archiving intitiatives to a third party, transferring from data outmoded tapes and email systems, providing services within a consortium, and good-enough in-house solutions.

Presenters include:

  • Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig, Electronic Records Archivist, Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Moryma Aydelott, Program Specialist, Technology Policy Directorate, Library of Congress
  • Elise Warshavsky, Digital Archivist, Presbyterian Historical Society
  • Ted Hull, Director, Electronic Records Division, National Archives at College Park
  • Ben Goldman, Digital Records Archivist, Pennsylvania State University Libraries
  • Matthew McKinley, Digital Project Specialist, University of California, Irvine Libraries
  • Margo Padilla, Strategic Programs Manager, Metropolitan New York Library Council
  • Ricky Erway, Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research

Registration for this webcast is now open. Join in on the converesation on Monday, 20 October 2014 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT. The session will be available on YouTube and iTunes later in October.