[Eril-l] Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Digital Library Projects Session 5

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Mon Aug 22 04:12:00 PDT 2022

*Cross posted to multiple lists*

Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Digital Library Projects

Session 5: September 26 – November 4, 2022

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.

Learning Outcomes:

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.



   Sally Benny, Curator of Digital Collections at the New England Historic
   Genealogical Society.

   Gretchen Gueguen, archivist and librarian specializing in digital
   libraries and technology and an adjunct professor for the Clarion University

   Jane Monson, Digital Initiatives Librarian at the University of Northern

   Jennifer Roper, the Director, Digital Strategies and the University of
   Virginia Library in Charlottesville, VA

   Melde Rutledge, Digital Collections Librarian at Wake Forest University.

Registration Fees:

ALA Member Price: $224.10

Non Member Price: $249.00

Division Member Price: $196.71

For additional details and access to the registration link please search the
eLearning catalog
for this course.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by email at
registration at ala.org.

For all other questions or comments related to this course, please contact
Mia Blixt-Shehan, Core CE Assistant at mblixtshehan at ala.org.

*Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.*


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