[Eril-l] Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Digital Library Projects
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Mon Jul 19 11:57:39 PDT 2021
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Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Digital Library Projects
Session 4: August 23 – October 1
This six-week online course introduces students to the breadth of
considerations, standards and skills needed to successfully launch and
manage a digital library program. The course will provide opportunity for
hands-on activities to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills
within the context of a digital library.
Participants of this course will:
Gain an understanding of the types of expertise and skills needed to
successfully manage a digital library: such as digitization and types of
digital objects, metadata, indexing/search/retrieval/,
storage/architecture, user interface & interaction, preservation.
Learn about the common platforms used by libraries to manage digital
objects and make them discoverable.
Discover the role of planning, documentation, and assessment.
Who Should Attend:
Library professionals interested in developing a broad understanding of all
aspects of digital library projects, from the solo practitioner responsible
for all aspects of a digital library to a member of a team implementing or
managing a digital library.
Jennifer Roper, the Director, Digital Strategies and the University of
Virginia Library in Charlottesville, VA
Gretchen Gueguen, archivist and librarian specializing in digital
libraries and technology and an adjunct professor for the Clarion University
Registration Fees: $139 Core Member and $169 Non-member
For additional details, registration links, and contact information see:
For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org. For all other
questions or comments related to web courses, contact Tom Ferren, Core
Continuing Education Program Officer at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or
tferren at ala.org.
*Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.*
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