Upcoming webinar offers innovative solutions for dealing with born-digital content in obsolete formats

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Attend our Innovative Solutions for Dealing with Born-digital Content in Obsolete Formats webinar on Monday, 20 October 2014 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT to learn about various options for transferring born-digital content from antiquated media into a form that can be more easily managed.

Webinar speakers will address a variety of issues and scenarios such as outsourcing to a computer history museum, a commercial service, or another archives; transferring from outmoded tapes and email systems; providing services within a consortium; and good-enough in-house solutions. This is a reprise of a successful lightning round session at SAA in August. 

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

Register to attend. This webinar is free and open to all but advanced registration is required.

A recording of this webinar will be posted on our website, on YouTube and in iTunes later in October.

For more information:

Ricky Erway
Senior Program Officer
OCLC Research
erwayr@oclc.org
+1-650-287-2125

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

 

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