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.