Learn the basics of digitizing photograph collections at this one-day “Digitizing Photographic Collections” workshop on Monday, January 23, 2012, 9:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. at the Peabody Public Library in Columbia City, Indiana.
Experts from around the state will discuss their projects and participants will learn about the best practices for creating and maintaining digital collections.
*How to decide if a scanning project is right for your collection
*Collaborating with others
*Workflow and staffing needs
*Technical standards, equipment, and preservation
*Providing access to images
*Contributing to “Indiana Memory” at the Indiana State Library
The information will benefit anyone managing photographic collections at libraries, museums, or historical societies and is open to participants from all sectors.
*Cinda May, Project Manager, Wabash Valley Visions and Voices, Indiana State University
*Sue Bratton, Special Projects Coordinator, Marion Public Library
*Joan Hostetler and John Harris, Project Coordinators, Whitko Community Digital Image Project, Pierceton and South Whitley Libraries
*Connie Rendfeld, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Indiana State Library
Location: Peabody Public Library, 1160 E. Hwy Rd. 205, Columbia City, IN
Date: Monday, January 23, 2012, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Registration at 9:00 a.m.)
Fee: $35 (participants receive class handouts/ price includes lunch and refreshments)
Registration Deadline: January 20, 2012. Make your reservation soon since the class is limited to the first 40 people. Register and pay online (link)
Checks (made to the Pierceton Library) may also be mailed to The Pierceton Library / Whitko Project, P.O. Box 321, Pierceton, IN 46562
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call
When & Where
Photograph Preservation Workshop Series
Program sponsors are:
1. Carmel Clay Historical Society
2. Carmel Clay Public Library
3. Heritage Photo & Research Services
This program has been made possible through a matching grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funded in part by the Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau.