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Getting started in digital preservation
Monday 28 February 2011
Wolfson Medical School Building, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Following on from the very successful 'Decoding the Digital' conference, the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre and the Digital Preservation Coalition are delighted to invite you to the second of four events designed to raise awareness of digital preservation issues, increase involvement with digital preservation activities and sign-post the support and resources available to help you on your way.
The day provides an introduction to digital preservation, builds an understanding of the risks to digital materials, includes practical sessions to help you apply digital preservation planning and tools, and features speakers sharing their own experience of putting digital preservation into practice.
Who should come?
The sessions are aimed at librarians, archivists and collection managers in all sectors and in all sizes of institution who want to find out more about digital preservation and the implications for their organisation of having to retain, manage and provide ongoing access to digital material. Throughout the day participants will gain confidence in addressing digital preservation issues and knowledge of achievable steps to put theory into practice and safeguard vulnerable digital content.
Participants will be encouraged to tweet using the #starting_dp hashtag to create a live twitter feed from the event.
How do I get a place?
Places are strictly limited and we expect them to be booked quickly. Early booking is recommended. The event costs £25 + VAT but is free to DPC members.
For full programme details and to book, please visit:
Head of Preservation Advisory Centre
The British Library
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