You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!
Dates: 9-10 April 2018
Start time: 10am Monday 9 April 2018
Finish time: 5pm Tuesday 10 April 2018
Location: Room x502 NeW Space, University of Newcastle, Cnr Auckland and Hunter Streets, Newcastle 2300
This free two-day workshop gives attendees the opportunity to participate in training focused on digitisation and the provision of digital access of collections, Q&A’s with leading technology providers and the chance to network with other GLAM organisations.
Who should attend? Staff and volunteers from small- to medium-sized non-metropolitan collecting organisations, including galleries, libraries, archives, museums, indigenous keeping places, sporting clubs, returned services clubs and historical societies. The workshops will provide information, training and advice for organisations on their way to providing digital access to their collections.
Funding is available to organisations through grants that can support participation at the workshop and/or assist with setting your organisation up for digitising collections. More information about the grants can be found here.
Register to attend here.
More information on the workshop here.
Over the two days the training will focus on developing an understanding of digitisation for your organisation, and identifying paths forward to digitisation and the provision of digital access. Working through the steps of PLAN – PREPARE – DIGITISE – SHARE, the two days will include training modules, workshopping, case studies and presentations from our Technology Partners. Please note, the workshop will not include hands-on sessions with digitising equipment.
The Digital Access to Collections workshops are presented by GLAM Peak. GLAM Peak is the peak representative body of galleries, libraries, archives, museums and historical societies in Australia. The delivery of these workshops is Stage 2 of the Digital Access to Collections project.
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Proudly presented by GLAM Peak and the University of Newcastle (Australia)