IFLA Digitisation Workshop, 12 August 2015

The IFLA News Media Section is pleased to announce a digitisation workshop planned for 12 August in Pretoria.
Venue: Mongena Game Lodge (Dinokeng Game Reserve)
Registration fee: R 420
This workshop will provide a foundation for librarians who must decide what technologies and digital formats to use for their current or future digitisation projects and programmes.
Overview of topics to be covered during the workshop:
* Review of OAIS reference model
* Digitization standards
* Digitization workflow
* Digital preservation considerations
* Digital sustainability
* Tools for digitisation, workflow, digital preservation and project management
The workshop will be presented by Frederick Zarndt assisted by Deborah Thomas. Frederick is a consultant to Digital Divide Data and Secretary: IFLA News Media Section. Deborah is program coordinator for the US National Digital Newspaper Programme at the Library of Congress.
Participants need to bring their own laptops for practical work.
For more information and registration please visit the meeting website at: