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The evolving role of the digital archive — a community perspective

September 9th 2020

4:00 PM GMT+10 | 7:00 AM GMT+1

The quick-moving global events of 2020 have highlighted the need for archivists and collections managers to work effectively and efficiently in a digital world. The role of the archivist and digital archiving capabilities have never been more important to our institutions and to society.

This session features practitioners who will explore the evolving impact on the digital archives and how technology is enabling efficiency, encouraging productivity and delivering innovations in archival best practice, as well as discussing the importance of collaboration in the growing digital preservation community - sharing ideas, experiences and initiatives.

Speakers include:

  • Kimberley Dye, Reformatting Coordinator - State Library of South Australia
  • William W Hood, Manager, Library and Information Services - Moore College
  • Jaye Weatherburn, Program Manager, Digital Preservation - University of Melbourne & Head of Australasia and Asia-Pacific - Digital Preservation Coalition