Digital Commonwealth Conference March 31 College of the Holy Cross Worcester Mass

The Digital Commonwealth is holding it’s 3rd annual Digital Library Conference and Vendor Fair on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

Keynotes

* “Rebooting America,” David Liroff, formerly of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

* “Digital Preservation: Prologue and Principles,” Nancy McGovern, University of Michigan, Digital Preservation Officer, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Breakout Sessions

* Getting Started in the Digital Commonwealth (portal and repository), Erin Logsdon, NELINET
* Text Alive! The Body, Mind, and Soul of the Digitized Written Word, Tom Blake, Boston Public Library
* Scanning 101 for Photographs, Scott Kehoe, NMRLS
* Report from the Boston Library Consortium on Digital Issues, Jay Shafer, UMass Amherst
* Grant Writing for Digital Library Projects, Gregor Trinkus-Randall, MBLC
* Promoting Your Digital Resources, Panel with David Mathews, NEDCC and others
* Digital Barn Raising in Western Massachusetts, tba
* Archival Finding Aids, Anne Sauer, Tufts University

Registration info:

Register for the conference by credit card through PayPal or by check via mail.
NOTE: Space is limited. Register early – last year we filled up
quickly and had to close registration early.

Conference Rates On or Before 2/28/09 On or After 3/1/09
Member registration $65 $85
Non-member registration $99 $119
Graduate Library Program – Full Time Students $65 $85

For more info:

http://www.nmrls.org/digitalcommonwealth/2009conference/program.htm

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