[Preservenw] Announcing online digital and preservation classes
scheduled March through June 2008 from OCLC Western.
palmerg at oclc.org
Mon Mar 3 16:05:35 PST 2008
Announcing online digital and preservation classes scheduled March
through June 2008 from OCLC Western.
Classes are open for registration to individuals or staff from
libraries, museums, archives or cultural heritage organizations
and are priced at $25 per person for Western members and $40 per person
for non-members. To register
for these sessions go to:
Funding Digital Projects Webinar March 12, May 14
Learn how to prepare a grant proposal and evaluate funding sources for
funding digital collection projects.
Digital Image Quality Webinar March 26, May 28
Learn basic-level information on performing scanning, image capture and
quality control activities for digital projects.
Developing and Managing Digital Programs Webinar April 9, June 11
Learn basic-level digital project planning, process development, and how
the digital environment affects collection
development and organizational goals for digital programs.
Preserving Digital Materials Webinar May 22
An overview of the fundamental issues relating to development of a
preservation strategy for born digital materials
and use of metadata for preservation.
Metadata for Digital Collections Webinar April 23, June 25
For noncatalogers, this webinar focuses on using metadata to facilitate
both access to and preservation of
digital resources. Topics include: review of metadata schema choices,
development of a metadata schema
model, and using XML to store metadata.
The Challenge of Ephemera Webinar
Discover the significance of printed ephemera--items such as broadsides,
tickets, and cards that form a large
and often neglected source of historical material for researchers. Learn
strategies for managing, processing,
and collecting ephemera in the digital era.
Additionally, two eight week virtual courses about copyright are offered
beginning April 14, 2008.
These sessions are priced at $160 Western Members, $215 All Others.
Managing Copyright Issues Virtual Course April 14-June 6
An 8-week, online course covering how to obtain permission to use
how to audit your institution's own copyright-protected assets, and how
to begin to develop a written c
opyright policy. Course developed and conducted by copyright
lawyer/consultant Lesley Ellen Harris.
U.S. Copyright Law Virtual Course April 14-June 6
An 8-week, online course reviewing the complex legislation that is the
U.S. Copyright Act.
Course developed and conducted by copyright lawyer/consultant Lesley
Digital & Preservation Program Manager
OCLC Western Service Center
palmerg at oclc.org
800 854 5753
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