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Midwinter 2010 Speakers & Topics

Digital Conversion Interest Group Meeting at Midwinter

 

Date: Saturday, January 16, 2010

Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

 

Speakers:  Chris Lacinak, Founder and President of AudioVisual Preservation Solutions;  Adam Corson-Finnerty, Dir. Of Special Initiatives & Board Relations, Univ. of Pennsylvania Libraries; and Dr. Lotfi Belkhir, CEO and Founder of Kirtas Technologies

 

 

Topics: The challenges and solutions of born-digital audio/video formats conversion to modern formats is addressed.  And learn how the University of Pennsylvania Libraries partnership with Kirtas Technologies resulted in making over 200,000 titles available for scan-on-demand and purchase. This is the first step in a board program to “monetize content” from Penn’s 6,000,000 volume collection.