Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections
August 21-23, 2017
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
Early-bird Discount Deadline: May 26, 2017!
Registration Deadline: August 10, 2017
Guided by a faculty of national experts, join colleagues from institutions large and small for two and a half 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, and gain a comprehensive introduction to digitization and digital preservation.
Who Should Attend?
The Digital Directions conference is geared toward professionals working with digital collections at archives, libraries, museums, historical organizations, town and city clerks and other government agencies, corporate archives, and other organizations that steward digital collections.
Benefits of Attending
- Get the Big Picture: You will come away with an understanding of the major issues to consider in planning or implementing a digital collections project or program.
- Make the Case: You will explore strategies to help advocate for a digital preservation program to administrators, funders, and your community.
- Build Contacts and Support Networks: There will be ample time to interact with faculty, who are all experienced practitioners in the field. Meet colleagues who can be helpful as you develop your institution’s digital preservation program.
$485 early bird (through May 26)
$525 (May 27 and after)
$350 student (with valid ID)
For Complete Information and to Register:
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS 2017
A BONUS for participants! On August 21 there will be a 92% partial eclipse of the sun viewable from Seattle (at max during our morning break). But as a result, hotels are filling fast - grab your hotel reservation ASAP !
Registration now open for NEDCC Preservation Webinars through Fall 2017.
See: Preservation Training at NEDCC. One- or two-hour webinars on digitization and care of cultural heritage materials can help you preserve your collections.
NEDCC is grateful for support from: