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January 2013

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Starting Right: Introduction to Digital Project Management Planning

Presented by: LYRASIS

Description: This class is taught in two, two-hour sessions over the course of two days. Over the two days we will cover: Questions to ask before you begin, a discussion of why you are starting a digital project, how to define your audience. We will also discuss questions of intellectual property, how to accept and deal with born digital materials, and defining collection selection criteria. Collection preservation, dealing with culturally sensitive materials, building digital glossaries and Metadata considerations will also be covered. Finally the class will look at staffing considerations, digitization in-house and outsourcing, digital display, infrastructure development, funding and sustainability. This class is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access. For more information visit http://www.lyrasis.org/Classes-and-Events/Catalog/S/Starting-Right-Introduction-to-Digital-Project-Management-Planning-Live-Online.aspx.
Location: Online
Speaker: Leigh Grinstead, Digital Services Consultant, LYRASIS Digital & Preservation Services
Fee: $180