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Doctoral Student to Serve as American Library Association’s Google Policy Fellow

The American Library Association (ALA) announced today that Derek Attig, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will serve as the organization’s 2012 Google Policy Fellow. Attig will spend 10 weeks this summer at the ALA office in Washington, D.C. working on technology and Internet policy issues.…

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“Online & Above the Radar: Ensuring the Use & Discoverability of Digital Collections” panel January 21 #alamw12

The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) will continue the conversation about libraries increasing access to digitized materials with the panel “Online & Above the Radar: Ensuring the Use & Discoverability of Digital Collections” at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Organized by Gwen Glazer (author of “Digitizing Hidden Collections in…

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Post-gaming the ‘Digitizing Hidden Collections’ webinar #alamw12

Did you miss Wednesday’s webinar on success stories from small and medium-sized public libraries’ digitization projects? Never fear: It’s online in full. Some of the resources highlighted during the webinar include: Information and best practices from the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative Peter Hirtle’s guide to copyright, “Copyright and Cultural…

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Digitizing Hidden Collections: Success Stories from Small and Medium-sized Digitization Projects [webinar video]

Although large-scale initiatives receive the lion’s share of the attention when we talk about digitization projects, countless small and medium-sized digitization projects provide invaluable access to hidden collections from North American libraries, archives, and museums. Spurred by the OITP Perspectives paper, “Digitizing Hidden Collections in Public Libraries, (pdf)” this 90-minute…

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