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SEFLIN: Grant Writing for Digitization and Preservation Projects

This six-hour workshop focuses on preparing for and writing grants, especially for digitization and/or preservation projects. Since most digitization and preservation grants are funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), this session is based upon those particular granting entities’ requirements. Developing proposals for state, local and foundation funding sources will also be addressed.
The workshop includes matching your institution’s project with the appropriate funding agency and preparing to write a proposal. The majority of the class is spent covering the elements of a grant proposal and developing those elements. Discussion of the grant review process and a grant review exercise will also be covered. Continue reading

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SEFLIN: Archives Preservation (Part 3 of 3)

Archival collections typically include a range of different formats that each have their own preservation challenges. This class will cover preservation from a broad perspective, discussing planning, policies, and procedures down to an item-level perspective, discussing modes of deterioration and how to protect items for long-term access. This class focuses on preserving physical collections, but digital preservation is introduced briefly. The class is presented in three two-hour sessions.
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SEFLIN: Archives Preservation (Part 2 of 3)

Archival collections typically include a range of different formats that each have their own preservation challenges. This class will cover preservation from a broad perspective, discussing planning, policies, and procedures down to an item-level perspective, discussing modes of deterioration and how to protect items for long-term access. This class focuses on preserving physical collections, but digital preservation is introduced briefly. The class is presented in three two-hour sessions.
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SEFLIN: Archives Preservation (Part 1 of 3)

Archival collections typically include a range of different formats that each have their own preservation challenges. This class will cover preservation from a broad perspective, discussing planning, policies, and procedures down to an item-level perspective, discussing modes of deterioration and how to protect items for long-term access. This class focuses on preserving physical collections, but digital preservation is introduced briefly. The class is presented in three two-hour sessions.
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2016 Digitization Conference

Register now! Registration is open for PLAN’s Digitization Conference August 18-19, 2016. A full day pre-conference entitled Digitization 101 will also be offered on August 17.  The conference theme is Digitization: Preserving the Past for the Future. Join us at Florida … Continue reading

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PLAN – Digitization Conference 2016 **SAVE THE DATE**

Mark your calendars for August 18-19 to attend PLAN’s Digitization Conference 2016. A full day pre-conference entitled Digitization 101 will also be offered on August 17.  The conference theme is Digitization: Preserving the Past for the Future. Join us at … Continue reading

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PLAN Digitization Conference: Preserving the Past for the Future

Join us August 13-14, 2015 for PLAN’s Innovation Conference. The theme is Digitization: Preserving the Past for the Future. The conference will be held at Florida State University’s Panama City Campus. If your library or organization is currently involved with … Continue reading

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SEFLIN – All History is Local: Find, Preserve, and Digitize Collections that Tell the Story

Community History can refer to the story of a town, a neighborhood, an area, or group of people. This history is often built on research found outside of academic institutions. When creating the story of a community, materials can lead … Continue reading

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SEFLIN – Newspaper Collections: How to Manage, Preserve, and Digitize (2 days)

This two-part course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 14-15, 2015 from 10:00 am to Noon. Students must attend both sessions. This four-hour online class is designed to help institutions identify common preservation issues with newspaper collections and develop strategies … Continue reading

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SEFLIN – Introduction to METS (Live Online)

METS is a standard that is used widely for digitization projects for both presentation and preservation of digital content. This class introduces the features of METS and how it is used as an information package to include metadata and digital … Continue reading

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