LYRASIS is offering a range of online classes this month on preservation and digitization topics including local history, caring for scrapbooks, photograph preservation, and more. There are also two *free* webinars on writing NEH Preservation Assistance Grants, on March 1st and March 16th, and a free session on copyright and access to digital collections.

Register for classes at and see the links below for more information on March classes.

March 1: Free Webinar: NEH Preservation Assistance Grants<>

March 2: The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME): Data Model and Development<>

March 2: All History is Local: Find, Preserve, and Digitize Collections that Tell the Story<>

March 7: Digital Curation Workflow and Tools<>

March 11: Free session: LYRASIS Second Fridays: Balancing Copyright and Access to Digital Collections <>

March 16: Free Webinar: NEH Preservation Assistance Grants<>

March 17: Oral Histories: Care and Preservation from the Start<>

March 22: Project Management and Workflow for Digitization Projects<>

March 24: Introduction to Copyright for Digitization<>

March 24: Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization Today<>

March 29: Preservation of Photographic Materials<>

April classes will include:

*         Creating Online Exhibits: New Ways to Reach Out, Advocate, and Publicize your Collections and Services

*         Starting Right: Introduction to Digital Project Management Planning

*         Promotion and Outreach for Preservation

*         Establishing Emergency Response Networks for Cultural Heritage Collections


Annie Peterson
Preservation Services Librarian
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