Affordable Digital Preservation for Public & Academic Libraries featuring speaker from DC Public Library
28 Jan 2015
Learn how DC Public Library and other public and academic libraries have tackled the challenge of ensuring their valuable digital collections are properly preserved, accessible and more importantly readable for future generations.
In particular, the Digital Projects Librarian for DC Public Library will discuss why and how the Special Collections team went about selecting and implementing an affordable, standards based Digital Preservation system – including the main challenges, requirements and benefits to date.
What you will learn:
- Why digital content needs special curation and handling
- How other institutions, like DC Public Library and other public and academic libraries are tackling the challenge of ensuring their digital collections are safe and accessible for future generations
- The main requirements of a complete, standard-based digital preservation system
Who should attend:
- Special/digital collection managers, digital archivists, digital librarians, library services managers/directors and IT staff/managers