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Five Days and Three Events in Pittsburgh

At the end of October, I attended three events in Pittsburgh: the DLF Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference, DLF Forum, and Digital Preservation 2017. DLF Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference From October 22-25 I attended the DLF Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference, and the DLF Forum. Leading up to these events, I was a member of the planning... more

Digital Stewards Assemble in DC

Last week I traveled to Washington, DC, to attend the National Digital Stewardship Residency Symposium at the Library of Congress on April 27-28. The two-day event featured discussions from current and emerging leaders of digital preservation, and attracted over 100 audience members. I was awarded a travel grant from NDSR back in January to attend... more

Digital Directions in Denver

Late last month I attended the Digital Directions Conference in Denver, Colorado, from September 26-28. This is an annual conference that attracts professionals in the field of digitization and digital preservation. The conference caters more-so to organizations that are in the developing stages of their digitization operations. But there was also some in-depth content for... more

Digital Production at Chapel Hill and Duke: Chelcie and Melde Visit Labs

Shortly following my arrival to ZSR this past December, one of the goals discussed between Chelcie Rowell and I were to visit digital production labs at nearby universities over the summer. The goal was to witness how other well known institutions operated their digital production labs. This came to fruition on July 21 as we... more

Maintaining the Vision: Managing Digitization Projects

Although successful digitization projects are developed collaboratively, Leigh Grinstead says that the project manager is the main person responsible for maintaining the vision of the project. This was my key takeaway after last week’s webinar, “Project Management and Workflow for Digitization Projects.” “It’s that project manager that holds on to the vision, and uses it... more

By Far, A Cool Digital Imaging Webinar

I had the opportunity to participate in a LYRASIS webinar last week entitled “Picture This: Introduction to Digital Imaging.” The program consisted of two sessions over the course of two days (February 9 & 10), which covered key best practices of digital imaging. This was a great opportunity to expand my overall knowledge of digitization.... more