Please Join Us for a Maine Photography Collections Digital Curation Summit, March 1st at USM

24 Jan 2019 4:28 PM | Anonymous member

You are invited to participate in the upcoming Maine Photography Collections Digital Curation Summit. To be held at the University of Southern Maine, Glickman Family Library, University Events Room (7th floor), on Friday, March 1st, 2019, from 9am to 2pm.  

Sponsored by the University of Southern Maine, the Maine Historical Society and the Penobscot Marine Museum.  

Is your organization struggling with best practices for archiving, digitizing, preserving, and/or making your photography collections available to the public? Do you have advice on grants appropriate to this work? Has your organization recently digitized and/or made accessible a new collection of photographic materials? Do you have upcoming exhibitions you would like to share or promote?  Join archivists, curators, librarians, digitization professionals, directors, and other interested parties for a day of lightning talks, networking, and roundtable discussions about these topics and more! 

Please RSVP here.  

There is no cost to attend the summit, and breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The summit is funded by a grant from the Maine Economic Improvement fund. Attendees may park in USM's Bedford Street parking garage free of charge. 

Agenda:

Check in and breakfast: 9-9:30am

Welcome and Introductions: 9:30am-9:45am

Lightning Talks: 9:45am-11:45am

Lunch: 11:45am-12:45pm

Topic Based Roundtable Discussions: 12:45pm-1:45pm

Closing Remarks/Next Steps: 1:45pm-2pm

We hope you can join us!

Libby Bischof (USM), Jamie Rice (MHS), Kevin Johnson (PMM) and Matt Wheeler (PMM)

Questions? Contact Libby Bischof at elizabeth.bischof@maine.edu

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