From the cradle to the Grave: The Digital Life Cycle
OCLC PICA Digital & Preservation Resources provide libraries with the
flexibility to preserve and manage digital collections via microfilming,
digitising, collection management tools and archiving services. You are
invited to attend the free OCLC PICA Digital Collection and Preservation
Workshop being held throughout November in the following locations:
London: 3rd, Bristol: 11th, Manchester: 18th, Glasgow: 25th.
- Introduction/Why OCLC PICA?
- Environmental Scan/Trends
A report to identify and describe issues and trends that are impacting and
will impact OCLC PICA, libraries, museums, and archives. Identifying the
main patterns in the information landscape and to suggest some implications
for its future.
- Strata and Preservation Resources, Bethlehem
Strata Preservation N.V. focuses on microfilming and digitising the
vulnerable and unique collections of European cultural heritage
institutions to make them more accessible. Whilst OCLC's main Preservation
Service Centre is based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
- Olive: Digital collection management for newspapers and other formats
that preserves cultural context while providing powerful indexing and
- CONTENTdm: provides tools to organise, manage, publish and search digital
collections on the Web.
Digital archive: The Digital Archive offers a safe, reliable, standards-
based, long-term solution for the life cycle management of digital
To attend the workshop, please send your details, number of attendees and
choice of venue location to [log in to unmask] by Friday October 15th.