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Issues and Answers in Digitization Workshop Series: 

Co-sponsored by CENDI/FLICC/FADGI

Workshop #1 - Digitization Deconstructed: A Survey and Census of Digital Repositories Being Built by Federal Libraries

presentation by Deborah Keller, US Army Corps of Engineers

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Library of Congress, Madison Building, Mumford Room (6th floor)

 Registration Fee:  None, but please register (visit link below)

Deadline:  Monday, June 7, 2010

The FLICC Preservation and Digitization Working Group Survey Committee has adopted the mission of assessing the federal library community to determine what digitization projects are currently being undertaken within federal libraries, the infrastructure that is being used to support these efforts, and the ongoing needs of the libraries as they pursue digital initiatives.  Ms. Keller will share the planning and early data collection stages of a multi-year effort to survey the federal library community about its digitization efforts.   

More information and registration for this workshop can be found at http://cendievents.infointl.com/cendi-flicc-fadgi_2010/ 

CENDI (http://www.cendi.gov) is an interagency working group of senior scientific and technical information managers from 14 U.S. federal agencies. CENDI's mission is to help improve the productivity of federal science- and technology-based programs through effective scientific, technical, and related information-support systems. CENDI's Digitization Task Group was formed by the CENDI members in FY08 Work Plan in response to an increased interest in digitization of agency library and information center collections.

FLICC (http://www.loc.gov/flicc) is the Federal Library Information Center Committee whose mission is to foster excellence in federal library and information services through interagency cooperation and to provide guidance and direction for the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) .The FLICC Preservation and Digitization Working Group is an adhoc working group organized to develop strategies for the long term preservation of and access to Federal Library Resources.

 FADGI (http://www.digitizationguidelines.gov) is the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative which is a collaborative effort by federal agencies formed as a group in 2007 to define common guidelines, methods, and practices to digitize historical content in a sustainable manner.

 Workshop Committee:
 Anne Harrison, Library of Congress
Gail Hodge, Information International Associates, Inc.
Michael Stelmach, Library of Congress
Maria Pisa, National Agricultural Library
Sue Olmsted, National Science Foundation
Bebbie Rhodes, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Regina Avila, National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

Anne Harrison

Library of Congress

FLICC/FEDLINK

101 Independence Ave. SE  LA217

Washington, DC  20540-4935

202-707-4834

202-707-4828 (fax)

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