[Preservenw] Digital and preservation training available from OCLC
palmerg at oclc.org
Thu Nov 1 12:14:13 PDT 2007
Hello: There are still seats available in three courses scheduled for
November that pertain to various aspects of digital and preservation
collection and management. The three classes will be taught by OCLC
Western's Gayle Palmer and will be held in the Lacey, Washington,
Metadata for Digital Project Staff
focuses on using metadata to facilitate both access to and preservation
of digital resources. Designed for non-catalogers, course topics
include: review of metadata schema choices, development of a
preservation metadata model, and using XML to store metadata. This
one-day workshop is scheduled for November 9.
Preserving Born Digital Collections
focuses on the issues of selecting an appropriate preservation strategy
for born digital material, maintaining materials in a digital archive or
institutional repository, and the role of policies and metadata in
preservation options. This one-day workshop is scheduled for November
Grant Writing and Funding Strategies for Projects
focuses on preparing for and writing grants for digitization and/or
preservation projects. Digitization and preservation grants criteria for
funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the National
Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) are reviewed.
Developing strategies for making proposals for state, local and
foundation funding sources will also be addressed. This one-day workshop
is scheduled for November 16.
View all of our upcoming Education and Training
estern/training/default.htm> offerings, or learn more about our Digital
and Preservation Programs
rg/western/preservation/default.htm> by visiting our Web site.
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Digital & Preservation Program Manager
OCLC Western Service Center
palmerg at oclc.org
800 854 5753
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