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Mar 01 2016

Digital POWRR Workshop in Little Rock!

On April 22, we are conducting a FREE, day-long workshop at Little Rock Central Library entitled From Theory to Action: A Pragmatic Approach to Digital Preservation Tools and Strategies and we have about 10 spots left! This full-day workshop is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The workshop was created as a result of an IMLS-funded study on identifying practical digital preservation solutions for small- and mid-sized libraries. We will not be addressing the “why” of digital preservation; rather, we are preparing for the “how.”…providing hands-on, practical experience. Attendees will practice the accession of a digital collection using a simple, open source tool; learn about several digital preservation tools and services; and create an institution-specific action plan for making progress towards digital preservation goals.

To learn more and register for the workshop, go to http://digitalpowrr04222016.eventzilla.net/

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Society of Southwest Archivists. The POWRR team appreciates their support and generosity. To learn more about SSA, click here.

Registration is limited to 30 participants. First priority will be given to members of the Society of Southwest Archivists. If registration exceeds past the 30 participants, please add your name to the waiting list and we will contact you if there are any cancellations or openings. We encourage each institution to send only 1-2 representatives so that we may have a greater number of institutions able to participate.

 

This workshop is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and is generously co-sponsored by the Society of Southwest Archivists.

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