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

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 webinar is aimed at sharing success stories, best practices, and the lessons learned to encourage other successful projects.

Panelists include:

Panelists will address the following topics:

  • Real-life, practical strategies for initiating and managing projects and how those strategies could be applied more broadly
  • Where to find best practices for a variety of digital project needs (conversion, metadata standards, storage, access etc.)
  • How to create a successful collaborative project between multiple institutions
  • Short survey of initiatives aimed at providing increased access to collections (via portals, directories, etc…)

Date:  Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT


Update: This webinar is free and open to the public.

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Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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