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Reminder: Early-Bird Registration for Digital Directions 2020 (April 6-7 in Tucson, Arizona) Closes Friday, Jan. 31

(via Julie Martin, Northeast Document Conservation Center)

NEDCC Presents: DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections
April 6-7, 2020 – Tucson, Arizona

Early-bird deadline is Friday, January 31!

JOIN US in beautiful Tucson for a comprehensive overview of digital preservation, presented by information professionals with 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. Connect with colleagues who share your challenges and gain confidence in decision-making for the preservation of your digital assets.

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 also welcome, and a discounted registration rate is available.

CONFERENCE AGENDA AND FACULTY LIST NOW POSTED!
Topics include: concepts and standards, selection and prioritization, born digital collections, digital preservation tools, metadata, copyright, storage, preserving audiovisual collections, access, and digital preservation assessment.

COMPLETE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION: available here

(Seats are limited Рregister early Р we sold out last year!)

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