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Registration Open for Digital Directions 2020 (April 6-7 in Tucson, Arizona)

(via Julie Martin, Northeast Document Conservation Center)

Registration Now Open
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections  —  April  6-7, 2020 — Tucson, Arizona

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JOIN US in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, for a comprehensive overview of digital preservation, presented by information professionals with deep experience in the preservation of cultural heritage materials. During the two-day training, you will learn about good practices and practical strategies for creating and managing digital collections, and you’ll gain confidence in decision-making for the preservation of your digital assets.

TOPICS INCLUDE:  Standards and specifications for digitization and digital preservation, metadata, copyright, selection for digitization, special considerations for audiovisual and born-digital materials, digital storage, and more.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?   Are you just getting started in digitization and digital preservation? Trying to bring several digital projects together into a cohesive digital preservation program? Or are you well into a digital collections project and need a refresher on the latest standards and best practices?   The Digital Directions conference is geared toward professionals working with digital collections at archives, libraries, museums, historical organizations, government agencies, corporate archives, and other organizations that steward digital collections. Students are encouraged to attend, and a discounted registration rate is available.

For Complete Information and Registration: http://www.nedcc.org/dd20

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