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Introduction to Digitization and Introduction to Scanning Principles and Best Practices - Lincoln 

Please Note: This is a two-day workshop to be held on April 9 - 10. When you register you are registering for both days.

Day 1 (9:00am - 4:00pm) will provide a general overview of digitization project planning and execution. Topics covered will include: digitization concepts, selection, legal issues, outsourcing options, sustainability, best practices, equipment and access.
Day 2 (9:30am - 3:00pm) will provide an overview of digital imaging. Topics covered will include: general principles, terminology, hardware, software, master images, access images, quality control, image delivery and outsourcing. This session will not include step-by-step scanning training.

Intended Audience

  • Staff/administrators of Nebraska Cultural Heritage Institutions (libraries, museums, archives) who have materials in their collections that they want to make available to the public in digital format.
  • Project planners.
  • Participants or potential participants in Nebraska Memories.
  • Recipients of or potential applicants for LSTA digitization grants from the Nebraska Library Commission (public libraries or public libraries in collaboration with other CHIs).

    This class is NOT for students needing class credit, corporate or agency records management personnel, private citizens wanting scanning training, persons already experienced in digitization who have advanced technical questions more appropriate to a private consultation.

The sessions will be taught by University of Nebraska - Lincoln Electronic Text Center faculty; Katherine Walter, Andrew Jewell and Brian Pytlik Zillig. 

Date Time
4/9/2007 9AM - 4PM  (Central Time)
Location Local Info
Nebraska Library Commission
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Phone: 800-307-2665 or 402-471-2045
Downtown Lincoln & NLC
$20.00 for both days - Lu
Brian Pytlik Zillig; Kay Walter; Andrew Jewell
CE Hours
Capacity Available Seats
25 10
Registration Starts Registration Ends
3/1/2007 3/31/2007
For Further Information Sponsor
Jeannette Powell
402-471-7740 or 800-307-2665
Nebraska Library Commission
Registration Closed