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ASCLA - Pre-Conference: Forever is a Long Time: Preservation Planning for Digital Collections

Friday, June 24, 2011
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, US/Central

Consider this ASCLA pre-conference as you plan for the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.

From the Pre-Conferences and Special Events site, http://www.alaannual.org/content/ascla

Forever is a Long Time: Preservation Planning for Digital Collections

Friday, June 24, 2011 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Event Code: ASC2

After more than a decade of acquiring and creating digital collections, libraries are now exploring options for assuring long term access to these digital resources. This preconference will introduce participants to digital preservation standards and best practices, digital preservation planning, how risk assessment can be used in planning, and case studies of implementable solutions. Faculty will include three leaders in digital preservation planning: Tom Clareson of LYRASIS, Katherine Skinner of Educopia Institute and Liz Bishoff of The Bishoff Group.

Speakers: Tom Clareson, LYRASIS; Katherine Skinner, Educopia Institute; Liz Bishoff, The Bishoff Group