WEBINAR: The “How To” of Digital Preservation Planning

Have you taken steps to assure the long-term survival of your digital collections?
In this upcoming ASCLA webinar, you’ll hear from collaborative digitization experts about the preservation planning process and the tools available to assist with implementation.\

WEBINAR: “Digital Preservation Planning”
Monday, April 16, at 10:00 a.m. Central (Chicago) Time.

Registration closes at midnight on Thursday, April 12!

This one hour webinar will introduce you to the key concepts for digital preservation planning, and librarians and library workers–particularly digital librarians, digital archivists and managers of digital collections–should definitely plan to attend.

During the webinar, participants will be introduced to digital preservation including definitions, standards and best practices, use of risk assessment as a planning technique, and an introduction to digital preservation services and software. The presenters will address the ever-important “why” of digital preservation, how to decide what digital resources should be preserved, how to convince your organization to undertake a digital preservation program, and what options exist for digital preservation. Participants will gain an understand of the difference between digital preservation and back-up strategies and learn about several preservation services and software options available in today’s marketplace.

Presenters: collaborative digitization experts Liz Bishoff and Tom Clareson

Registration fees: $40 for ASCLA members $50 for ALA members $65 for non-ALA members $45 for ALA student members and retired members
Group Rates:* $99 single login $38/person multiple logins. (min. 2 people)

*State Library Agencies who are members of ASCLA pay just *69 for a single group login, or $29/person for multiple logins (min. 2 people)!

Individuals can register online now. Group registration information is available for download here.
Questions about registration? Contact registration@ala.org or 800-545-2433, option 5.

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