Digital Collections 101: An Introductory Workshop - May 6, 2013

Monday, May 6, 2013, 9:00 -3:00

At the Middletown Library Service Center

786 South Main Street,

Middletown, CT 06457

Save the Date: Part 2 will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013

This workshop series is part of a national initiative to encourage and educate cultural heritage institutions to actively work toward applying best practices and standards to managing, preserving and providing access to their digital collections and content. Program faculty members include experienced professionals from the Connecticut State Library, Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library, Connecticut History Online, and Connecticut Humanities. Participants in this workshop will receive:

 Instruction and hands-on training in creating, managing and preserving digital content

 Mentors to provide support in effective ways of managing and promoting digital collections

 Digitization of up to 5 items, saved to a flash drive provided for each participant

 Resource materials and an online manual

 Opportunities for collaboration between institutions with similar collections

Access to and support for online digital collection sharing and virtual collections Institutions interested in participating in this 2-part workshop series must complete the application below (mail to the address provided) and an online questionnaire through SurveyMonkey. Click here to take the survey

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2013. Selected institutions will be notified via email by April 15th. For more information please contact us at 203-241-0618 or email [email protected]

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