Webinar: Core Issues in Digital Preservation

Speaker Jacob Nadal
Jacob Nadal was appointed as the Preservation Officer for the UCLA Library in 2008. Previously, he served as the Field Service Librarian and Acting Head of Collections Care at The New York Public Library, and as Head of the  Craig Preservation Laboratory at Indiana University. He is an active member ...


Jacob Nadal was appointed as the Preservation Officer for the UCLA Library in 2008. Previously, he served as the Field Service Librarian and Acting Head of Collections Care at The New York Public Library, and as Head of the  Craig Preservation Laboratory at Indiana University. He is an active member of the American Library Association and serves on the steering committee for the California Preservation Program. Mr. Nadal has a national presence leading workshops and presentations on all aspects of library and archives preservation. He received his Masters Degree in Library and Information Science in 2001, from Indiana University.

Full Description
This webinar introduces key concepts for understanding how the life-cycle and preservation issues involved in digital projects. The presentation is built on a general model for preservation that applies to collections of all types, and uses this as the foundation for developing an understanding of issues that are especially important in digital collections.
 
Who should attend:
Librarians archivists who are involved in developing digital projects, no special technical background required
 
By the end of this program, participants will:
- Have a framework for making sense of preservation. These concepts provide a basis for thinking about storing digital objects, choosing file formats and understanding the risks involved in those choices, planning for migration and emulation, and the understanding the roles of metadata in digital preservation.
 
This webinar is pre-approved for Archival Recertification Credit from the Academy of Certified Archivists.
Organizer Laura Forshay

When?

Mon, Oct. 24, 2011
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. US/Eastern

How Much?

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Where?

Online