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From: "adam kolkman" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 11:05 PM
Subject: [SPAM] [ARSCLIST] training and accreditation in digital transfer
>I would like to start working with museums and libraries in digitization
> projects. My main interest is in archiving and digitization of 78rpm
> records, wax cylinders, and other long obsolete formats. Unfortunately, I
> have no formal training in this. I have a lot of experience in recording,
> audio/video, and both analog and digital formats (informal experience). I
> have some knowledge of electronics, programing, and meta-data issues. I
> also read up on (and practiced) digitizing my own 78s. Does anyone have
> advice for me about how to get on the job training or formal education in
> this field? What sort of experience and accreditation are institutions
> looking for when they hire an individual or small company to
> digitize/archive their collections? What kind of experience/accrededation
> companies specializing in data transfer usually require from potential
> employees? Are there any possibilities for on the job training?
> Do you know of specific programs/certification/degrees that I should
> Just to give you some background, I have 2 bachelors of science:
> and Russian literature/language. I also have a masters in the latter.
> I would really appreciate any advice you guys have for me. Thanks!!!