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DIGITAL DIRECTIONS
FUNDAMENTALS OF CREATING AND MANAGING DIGITAL COLLECTIONs

August 21-23, 2017
Seattle, WA

 

DAY 1 - Monday, August 21, 2017

Time
Session Topic
Speaker

8:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 
9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services, NEDCC
9:10 AM
Setting the Stage: Creation, Curation and Use Thomas Padilla, Humanities Data Curator, University of California, Santa Barbara

10:15 AM

Morning Break

 
10:30 AM

Concepts in Digital Preservation

Frances Harrell, Preservation Specialist, NEDCC

11:30 AM

Lunch on Your Own & Faculty Discussion Lunch

 
1:00 PM
Role of Best Practices and Standards
Roger Smith, Director, Digital Library Development Program, University of California, San Diego
1:45 PM
Assessing Risks to Digital Collections
Devan Ray Donaldson, Assistant Professor of Information, Indiana University

2:45 PM

Afternoon Break

 
3:00 PM
Understanding Rights & Responsibilities
Greg Cram, Associate Director of Copyright and Information Policy, New York Public Library
4:00 PM
Digital Project Planning
Emily Gore, Director for Content, Digital Public Library of America
5:00 PM
Closing Remarks Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services, NEDCC

5:15 - 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception

 
 

DAY 2 - Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Time
Session Topic
 Speaker

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast 

 
9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services, NEDCC
9:10 AM
Setting the Stage: Managing Digital Collections Greg Colati, AUL, Archives, Special Collections & Digital Curation, University of Connecticut

10:15 AM

Morning Break

 
10:30 AM

Breakout 1: Selection for Digitization    

Frances Harrell, Preservation Specialist, NEDCC

 

Breakout 2: Metadata Basics

Jessica Branco Colati, University Archivist, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

11:30 AM

Lunch on Your Own & Faculty Discussion Lunch

 
 1:00 PM

Breakout 1: Digital Imaging

Terrance D'Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, NEDCC

 

Breakout 2: Digitizing Audiovisual Collections

(breakouts end at 1:55)

Rebecca Chandler, Consultant, AVPreserve
2:00 PM

Breakout 1: Building a Digital Lab  

Terrance D'Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services, NEDCC

 

Breakout 2: Metadata for Digital Preservation

Erin O’Meara, Department Head, Office of Digital Innovation / Stewardship Associate Librarian, University of Arizona

3:00 PM

Afternoon Break

 
3:15 PM

Breakout 1: Basics of Information Security

Devan Ray Donaldson, Assistant Professor of Information, Indiana University

 

Breakout 2: Digital Storage

(breakouts end at 4:10)

David Minor, Director, Research Data Curation Program, UC San Diego Library
4:15 PM

Breakout 1: Panel - Funding Q&A 

William Veillette, Executive Director, NEDCC and Frances Harrell, Preservation Specialist, NEDCC

  Breakout 2: Considering Your User

Roger Smith, Director, Digital Library Development Program, University of California, San Diego

 

DAY 3 - Wednesday, August 23, 2016

Time

 Session Topic

Speaker

8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

 
9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services, NEDCC

9:05 AM

 

Managing Digital Collections for Access
Greg Colati, AUL, Archives, Special Collections & Digital Curation, University of Connecticut

10:15 AM

Morning Break

 
10:30 AM

Transformation and Users

Emily Gore, Director for Content, Digital Public Library of America

11:30 AM

Advocacy Inside and Out

Erin O’Meara, Department Head, Office of Digital Innovation / Stewardship Associate Librarian, University of Arizona

12:15 PM
Where To Go from Here
Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services, NEDCC