Workshop: Introduction to Digital Preservation with Frances Harrell

Date(s) - 02/06/2020
9:30 am CST - 4:00 pm CST

Niceville Community Center

Join us for a full-day in-person training addressing the major areas of digitization projects ending with an introduction to digital preservation concepts.

Draft Agenda:

  • Selection of collections for digitization
    • Administrative selection: mission, collecting policy
    • Collections based selection: pilots, collaboratives
    • Item-based selection: condition and format
  • Project Planning
    • Creating statements of work
    • Designing and refining workflows
  • Labs and Vendors
    • DIY and contracting out
    • Equipment choices
  • Digital object targets
    • File types, resolution and sampling
    • Standards
  • Digital Preservation Foundations

Frances Harrell is the lead consultant and instructor for Myriad Consulting and a consultant for Preserve South. She served as the Senior Preservation Specialist for the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), and was previously the Interim Director of Preservation Services and a Preservation Specialist for NEDCC. Frances has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida and a Master of Library and Information Science with a specialty in Archives Management from Simmons College. Her full CV is also available.

Please note that sufficient time will be provided for attendees to go to lunch at area restaurants.

Two follow-up webinars to the workshop will also be presented:

Metadata Demystified (March 4, 2020 @ 10 a.m. CT / 11 a.m. ET)

  • What is metadata for?
  • Schema and Standards
  • Implementation ideas

Copyright and Permissions (March 11, 2020 @ 10 a.m. CT / 11 a.m. ET)

  • What is copyright?
  • How does copyright affect decision-making?
  • Developing a copyright approach
  • Tools and resources

Information on how to register for these webinars will also be included in your workshop confirmation email. If you cannot attend the live webinars, register anyway and you will receive a link to the webinar recording after each event.

Registration is closed for this event.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.