University of Michigan: Slavic Department. Ann Arbor, Michigan. Near Detroit
On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 11:25 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Where are you located?
> Steve Smolian
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "adam kolkman" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> 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!!!