Monday, February 26, 2007

Event: Digital Futures

Digital Futures
5-day training course
21st - 25th May 2007

Digital Futures focuses on the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources from cultural and memory institutions. Lasting five days, Digital Futures is aimed at managers and other practitioners from the library, museum, heritage and cultural sectors looking to understand the strategic and management issues of developing digital resources from digitisation to delivery.

Digital Futures will cover the following core areas:

+ Planning and management
+ Fund raising and finance
+ Sustainability
+ Copyright
+ Metadata - introduction and implementation Implementing digital
+ resources Digital preservation Strategic issues Group and individual
+ exercises throughout the week

Items of special note for 2007 are:
+ Visit to the National Gallery to see digital camera and digital delivery systems
+ Visit to another major national cultural organisation to see digitisation activities (tbc - previous visits include the National Archives and Kew Gardens)

See the full programme at:

Registration is available at:

Digital Futures is led by Simon Tanner (KDCS) and Tom Clareson (PALINET).

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