Monday, July 25, 2005

Event: Describing Photographs in the Online Environment, Nov. 7

Another date for this workshop has been added! “Describing Photographs in the Online Environment” will be offered by the SAA in New York City on November 7. Get an in-depth review of the major emerging standards for the online description of physical photographs, with an emphasis on data structure standards such as the Dublin Core and VRA 3.0; content standards such as the new CCO (Cataloging Cultural Objects), DACS, Graphic Materials; and data value standards such as the Art and Architecture Thesaurus and the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials. Collection-level description, item-level description, and traditional finding aids are discussed in detail. Program runs from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. To register and for more information contact Solveig DeSutter, or Jodie Stauffer in the SAA Professional Education Department, at: Email: education@archivists.org; Tel: 312-922-0140; or see Website: http://www.archivists.org/prof-education/workshop-detail.asp?id=1597

If this workshop interests you at all (even if the date is not convenient), please contact Solveig DeSutter so that SAA knows that more people are interested in it. Perhaps she can add additional dates in your region?!

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Thanks to Miriam Meislik at Univeristy of Pittsburgh for alerting me to this addition to the SAA calendar.

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