[XML4Lib] Online Digital Preservation conference - August 12

Gina Minks minks at amigos.org
Tue Jul 19 12:55:13 EDT 2011

***Please excuse any cross-posting***

Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference - 

Digital Preservation: What's Now, What's Next?


DALLAS, TX, July 19 - Amigos Library Services will present a one day
online conference Digital Preservation: What's Now, What's Next on
August 12.  The conference will cover a variety of topics to include
digital preservation of email and e-books as well as preservation of
audio and video.


"I am very excited about our program," says Gina Minks, Imaging &
Preservation Service Manager. "We have many presenters that are well
known both in the Amigos region and nationally.  It is going to be an
opportunity to see presentations from people who normally are only at
the large national conferences."


Presented by speakers well known to the digital preservation community,
two concurrent sessions will run throughout the day.  Among the
scheduled sessions are:

Are there other sessions that would be more interest catching??

*         Email: the Problem that Dare not Speak its Name presented by
Christopher J. Prom

*         Fundamentals of Digitizing Audio and Video presented by George
Blood and Cassandra Gallegos

*         Protect Future Access Now: Preserving E-Books and Other
Digitized Content presented by  Amy Kirchhoff


In addition to these sessions, the conference includes Martin Halbert
and Katherine Skinner's presentation about collaborative,
community-owned approaches to both digital preservation and digital
curation, as well as presentations from Jacob Nadal, UCLA; William
LeFurgy , the Library of Congress; Tom Clareson, Lyrasis; and Liz
Bishoff, The Bishoff Group.


To see the full schedule and to sign up for the conference, visit
http://www.amigos.org/node/891.  Early bird registration runs through
July 29, 2011.


About Amigos Library Services - For more than 35 years, Amigos Library
Services <http://www.amigos.org/>  has helped its members obtain
affordable services and share library resources and knowledge.  With
over 600 members, Amigos is one of the largest consortia of libraries
and cultural heritage institutions in the United States.  Through
membership in Amigos, libraries collectively gain access to the latest
innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities
for continuing professional education; leverage their buying power; and
preserve the region's rich cultural heritage.  



Gina L. B. Minks

Imaging & Preservation Service Manager

Amigos Library Services, Inc.

14400 Midway Road

Dallas, TX  75244-3509

Tel: 972-340-2825

Toll free:  800-843-8482

Fax: 972-991-6061

minks at amigos.org


Digital Preservation: What's Now, What's Next?

An Amigos ONLINE Conference

August 12 ** Register at http://digpres.amigos.org/


The  Amigos Imaging & Preservation Service is funded through generous
support from

the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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