Webinar: Collaborative Digitization Showcase - Digital METRO Grant Projects

Speaker :

Susan Woodland, Senior Archivist at the American Jewish Historical Society. Sean Leahy, Project Manager for Documenting the Gilded Age, the Frick Art Reference Library at The Frick Collection. Natalie Milbrodt, Project Director, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Queens College Libraries (CUNY).

The METRO Digitization Grant program (http://metro.org/digitization-grants/) is dedicated to supporting collaborative digitization projects that facilitate the creation of digital materials relating to the history and culture of New York City and Westchester.  Please join us for this webinar highlighting three recent METRO-funded projects.  Attendees will hear first-hand from project participants about their experiences.  Speakers will provide an overview of their projects and discuss the nature of the collaborative efforts, as well as share issues encountered and lessons learned in the process.

Collections include:

Hadassah Newsletters and Audio Reels
Center for Jewish History and Hadassah Archives at the American Jewish Historical Society

Documenting the Gilded Age: New York City Exhibitions at the Turn of the 20th Century
The Frick Collection and Brooklyn Museum

Queens Memory Project
Queens College Library (CUNY) and Queens Borough Public Library

Log-in information will be distributed to all registrants via email 1-3 days prior to the webinar.  All registrants will have access to the archived recording of the webinar within a week after the live session.

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Tue, Jun. 19, 2012
2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. US/Eastern

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