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Wednesday, March 14 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Digital Preservation Day at the Library: A How-To Guide

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Individuals in your communities hold their own treasures such as photographs, slides, letters, and more that are at risk. Libraries can play a role in educating our communities about preservation. But, how do you start?

The presenters will describe one model for hosting family history preservation days at the library. You will learn about what hardware and software libraries use for digitization/scanning when they borrow the Minitex/Minnesota Digital LIbrary portable kits, types of collaborations with community groups, and topics of education you can offer to your community. During the second half of the session, the presenters will hold a mock scanning event, integrating an overview of digital image basics and tips on preserving content after it is digitized. 

Speakers
avatar for Lizzy Baus

Lizzy Baus

Cataloging & Metadata Education Librarian, Minitex
Lizzy Baus is the Cataloging & Metadata Education Librarian for Minitex. She provides training for library staff on cataloging and other related topics, including RDA, BIBFRAME, and Linked Data.
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Sara Ring

Continuing Education Librarian, Minitex
Sara Ring is Continuing Education Librarian at Minitex in the Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education unit. She develops and presents training on linked data and metadata standards for digital collections and digital preservation. She holds an M.A. in Library and Information Studies... Read More →



Wednesday March 14, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Olin-Rice 250