MAY 1

Doing Digital Preservation: Small Steps to Ensuring Access (Amigos)

This workshop will help library staff and managers new to digital preservation to understand the threats to digital objects and identify practical solutions for preserving their electronic collections. (May 1-2)

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Course Overview

For many small to medium libraries that collect and create digital objects, digital preservation is the elephant in the room. They know digital objects are fragile; they are careful about backing up their collections and they hope for the best. This workshop will help library staff and managers new to digital preservation to understand the threats to digital objects and identify practical solutions for preserving their electronic collections. Among the topics to be covered: threats to digital objects, defining digital preservation, Open Archival Information System basics, practical solutions for preserving digital objects, building a sustainable digital preservation program.

Learning Objectives - Understand threats to digital objects - Define digital preservation - Summarize OAIS - Identify solutions for preserving digital objects - Outline requirements for creating sustainable digital collections.

 

Date

01 May 2013

Time

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

Cost

$345.00

Course Provider

Amigos

Course Length

4.0 Hours (2 days / 2-hour sessions per day)

Course Format

Live Online

Contact

learning@amigos.org

Subject Area

Digital Collection Management

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