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Wednesday, March 16 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Be a Digital Survivor: Digitize, Share and Preserve
Are you feeling marooned on your own island? You are not alone. Is your tribe facing challenges, such as time, funding, preservation and storage? Looking to achieve the reward of providing access to and preserving your digital collections? Join these Minnesota digital survivors as they share their quest to digitize, preserve, and showcase their digital objects by using the open source Islandora digital asset management system, customized and supported by PALS. Together these tribes, along with the Islandora community, have formed alliances where they learn from, share with and collaborate to enrich their digital collections. Each tribe will share their journey, experiences, and advice on building digital repositories. Become a Digital Survivor and learn how you too can take the first steps toward building a bridge off your island.

Speakers
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Pam Gladis

University Librarian, Southwest Minnesota State University
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Alexander Kent

Digital Initiatives Support and Training Specialist, PALS
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Daardi Sizemore Mixon

Archives and Special Collections Librarian, Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Linda Richter

Innovation Coordinator, PALS
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Anne Stenzel

Archives Technician, Minnesota State University-Mankato
Anne and her ARCH accomplices are successfully digitizing many different formats of historic material. Anne’s work involves preserving and providing access to historical information about Minnesota State University, Mankato and South Central Minnesota, including photos, yearbooks... Read More →


Wednesday March 16, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Leonard Center Hall of Fame Room