Monday, January 12, 2009

Event: Stewardship of Digital Assets, Mar. 24 - 25, 2009

From Digistates....

Stewardship of Digital Assets

A Two-Day Workshop on Sustaining Digital Collections

Where: Metropolitan New York Library Council; 57 E 11th Street; NY, NY 10003

When: March 24-25, 2009

Fee: $300 institutional members; $250 myMETRO members; $400 non-members Register here: (registration will close at 5pm on February 27, 2009)

Workshop topics to include:

Through a combination of lecture and interactive sessions you will learn from a faculty of four digital experts about the long-term needs of the digital assets that exist in your institution, and how to plan for their preservation. The workshop provides examples from model digital preservation plans and includes case studies from established digital preservation programs. Faculty members work directly with attendees to assist in developing their plans.

This course is best suited for participants with existing digital collections and prior digitization experience. Participation by multiple employees from the same institution is encouraged.

Workshop Faculty
  • Liz Bishoff, Director of Digital and Preservation Services for BCR in Aurora, Colorado
  • Tom Clareson, Program Director for New Initiatives at PALINET
  • Katherine Skinner, Digital Projects Librarian at the Emory University Libraries
  • Tyler O. Walters, Associate Director, Technology and Resource Services at Georgia Institute of Technology Library and Information Center
For questions or help with registration please contact Aleksi Merilainen at 212-228-2320 x19 or

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