Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Event: Two-day NEDCC workshop in New York City

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THE NORTHEAST DOCUMENT CONSERVATION CENTER is pleased to present a two-day workshop focusing on sustaining digital collections, hosted by The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO).

WHEN: Tuesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days

HOST: METRO Training Center; 57 E. 11th St. 4th Floor; NY, NY 10003

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Early registration is strongly recommended. Registration will close at 5 pm on February 27, 2009.

COST: $300 institutional members; $250 myMETRO members; $400 nonmembers

WORKSHOP TOPICS include Setting Priorities, Tools for Preserving Digital Objects, and Digital Preservation Policy Development.

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.

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.

FOR COMPLETE WORKSHOP INFORMATION AND ONLINE REGISTRATION, visit the METRO Website: http://www.metro.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=329

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