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Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen Mar 2016

Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen


This presentation is an updated version of the one given in the Library Preservation Today! series in 2014.

This introduction to digitization and digital preservation assumes ittle or no background in protecting and ensuring access to both born digital and digitized collections, including text, images, and AV collections. The presentation provides an overview of the issues, standards for digitization, metadata, organization, sustainability. It also provides links to resources and tools to begin extending the useful life of digital library collections.

The recording is available from the ALA/ALCTS YouTube channel.


What A Queer Idea: Lgbt Resources For Your Library, Robert Bothmann, Rachel Wexelbaum, Heather Tompkins, Jennifer Hootman, Danya Leebaw, Karen Hogan Nov 2015

What A Queer Idea: Lgbt Resources For Your Library, Robert Bothmann, Rachel Wexelbaum, Heather Tompkins, Jennifer Hootman, Danya Leebaw, Karen Hogan

Bobby Bothmann

No abstract provided.


Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen Jun 2014

Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

An introduction to digitization and digital preservation, assuming little or no background in protecting and ensuring access to both born digital and digitized collections, including text, images, and AV collections. The presentation provides an overview of the issues, standards for digitization, metadata, organization, sustainability. It also provides links to resources and tools to begin extending the useful life of digital library collections.


A Km-Based Strategic, Global Current Awareness Service, Stuart Basefsky Aug 2013

A Km-Based Strategic, Global Current Awareness Service, Stuart Basefsky

Stuart Basefsky

This presentation focuses on a global current awareness service designed to meet the knowledge needs of the institution from which it originates. In so doing, it also meets the needs of journalists, researchers, faculty, students, professional practitioners, and policymakers concerned with the same issues globally. It provides the institutional links between partnering institutions that sustain the relationships for the future. This serves as a model for how libraries can become supporting pillars of their organizations by tapping into and meeting KM needs.


Documenting A Movement: Creating And Sustaining The Occupy Boston Community Archive, Meghan Bailey Apr 2012

Documenting A Movement: Creating And Sustaining The Occupy Boston Community Archive, Meghan Bailey

Meghan Bailey

A wave of dissatisfaction swept the country in fall 2011. This uneasiness manifested itself in numerous Occupy movements, featuring throngs of protestors speaking out against income inequality and the corruption in our financial sector. Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Boston took root on the Rose Kennedy Greenway at Dewey Square in Boston’s financial district during mid-October 2011. Thriving in the shadow of the Federal Reserve Bank, Occupy Boston was a vibrant and diverse community of individuals, from students to the working class, from professionals to the unemployed. The importance of preserving the Occupy movement quickly became clear. It ...