Stacey Erdman

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Sep 07 2018

POWRR at iPres and NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2018 Conferences

The Digital POWRR team is honored to be representing the project at 2 upcoming digital preservation-focused conferences, iPres 2018, the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation, and NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2018, which is held in conjunction with the Digital Library Federation’s Annual Forum. Stacey Erdman and Jaime Schumacher will be working with Paul Wheatley and …

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Jan 15 2018

Guest Post! “Digital POWRR Institute Reflections” by Krista McCracken

The POWRR team has been deep in reflection mode since the first Institute in December. We’ve been reading the participant evaluations and talking to one another about what seemed to work and what might need some tinkering before the next event. The feedback has been very positive and constructive, and we’re sure it will help us …

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Nov 15 2017

The First Institute Approaches (and a planning update!)

It’s hard to believe, but the first POWRR Institute is right around the corner! We are putting the finishing touches on the modules and getting all the handouts and flash drives prepared for the big day. We will be welcoming our first crop of attendees on November 30th-December 1st at the NIU Conference Center in …

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Oct 20 2017

Digital POWRR at NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2017

Two Digital POWRR team members (Stacey Erdman and Jaime Schumacher) will be on hand at NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2017 conference in Pittsburgh on October 26th to speak on the “Continuing Education for Digital Preservation” panel. The panel meets at 2:45-4:15 PM, but feel free to look for us at the conference for informal chats!

Aug 08 2017

POWRR Institutes Planning Progress Report

On July 1st, Digital POWRR formally entered Phase 3 of its work thanks to generous grant funding from the IMLS‘s Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. Project staff are currently in the thick of planning and organizing the five two-day long professional institutes that will be held over the course of the next two years. The Institutes …

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Aug 04 2017

Original POWRR Workshop Available in Webinar Format!

As one of the final deliverables to the NEH for Phase 2 of POWRR, several members of the instruction team condensed content from the day-long Digital POWRR workshop into four “e-learning modules.” The modules are now available to stream on our website and utilize Adobe Presenter to deliver content within your browser window. Module 1 …

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Apr 27 2017

Phase Three of POWRR: POWRR Institutes

Digital POWRR (Preserving Digital Objects with Restricted Resources) is pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded new grant funding through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), for our proposal “POWRR Professional Development Institutes for Digital Preservation.” With this award, POWRR will be able …

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Aug 05 2016

Slack off with Digital POWRR!

We have been really busy this year taking our workshop on the road and meeting so many wonderful folks. We’ve been looking for the best way to stay in touch with you, as well as add new insightful voices to the conversation. In this quest to find a suitable platform for keeping in touch we ran …

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Oct 15 2015

2015 NDSA Innovation Awards

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s Innovation Working Group has announced their slate of 2015 NDSA Innovation Award winners. We are incredibly pleased and humbled to announce that the Digital POWRR team has been selected as one of the winners of this great honor. The Innovation Awards “highlight and commend creative individuals, projects, organizations, and future stewards …

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Oct 17 2014

For Those About to Preserve….We Salute You!*

I was honored to be able to represent the Digital POWRR project at iPres 2014, the 11th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects. iPres was held in at the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia from October 6-10, 2014, and brought together leaders in the field of digital preservation from nations across the globe. …

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