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Today

Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections (Raleigh, NC)

Presented By:       NEDCC


Description: Guided by a faculty of national experts, join colleagues from institutions large and small for 2 1/2 days of instruction on best practices and practical strategies for the creation, curation, and use of digital collections.

Network with colleagues who have similar challenges, interact with faculty one-on-one, gain a comprehensive introduction to digitization, and visit historic Raleigh, NC.


Topics will include:

 
 

Assessing Risks to Digital Collections
Understanding Rights & Responsibilities

 

Digital Project Planning

 

Selection for Digitization

 

Creating Useful Digital Objects

 

Metadata for Digital Projects

 

Digital Storage

 

Working with Born-Digital Collections


Location:               Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC


Speakers: See Faculty List


Fee:                        Regular Registration:  $525
                                Early-Bird Registration:  $485 (valid through April 14, 2015)
                                Student fee: $350 (Copy of student ID required. Please email a copy to )


Registration deadline: July 24, 2015

Maximum class size: 200

Class level: Beginner to intermediate