[Irtalk] FW: [Dspace-general] Digital Preservation Management workshop, June 13-18 @ M.I.T in Cambridge, MA

Smith, Ina <ismith@sun.ac.za> ismith at sun.ac.za
Tue Apr 6 09:40:02 SAST 2010

From: Platt, Alice [mailto:a.platt at snhu.edu]
Sent: 02 April 2010 14:40
To: dspace-general at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Dspace-general] Digital Preservation Management workshop, June 13-18 @ M.I.T in Cambridge, MA

This is an excellent workshop that is greatly beneficial for anyone tasked with preserving digital information.

Alice Platt
Digital Initiatives Librarian
Southern New Hampshire University

Apologies for cross-posting

Digital Preservation Management: Short-Term Solutions for Long-Term Problems

Location: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Dates:  June 13-18, 2010

We are very pleased that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will host the five-day Digital Preservation Management workshop June 13-18, 2010 in Cambridge MA.

 Who Should Attend?

The intended audience for the workshop series is managers at organizations of all kinds who are or will be responsible for managing digital content over time. The workshop begins on Sunday evening with an opening session, continues Monday -Thursday 9am - 5pm, and concludes on Friday at noon.  Additional information about the workshop content and logistics is available at: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/dpm/workshops/fiveday.html.

Instructors and Keynote Speaker

Nancy McGovern is the lead instructor for the workshop.  Also see brief bios for the current instruction team at: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/dpm/workshops/instructors.html.  The Keynote speaker for the June workshop is Patricia (Trisha) Cruse, the Director of Preservation for the California Digital Library.

Application for Registration


Workshop participants apply and are then accepted into the workshop - a two-step process.  The form for applying to participate in the workshop will be available by 9am ET on Monday, April  5, 2010 and remain open until the workshop is full (28 participants). Applicants will be notified within 48hrs if they are accepted for the June workshop. We have already had a very high level of interest in the workshop and encourage early application.

About the Workshop

The Digital Preservation Management workshop was originally developed at Cornell University Library by Anne R Kenney and Nancy Y McGovern and was hosted at Cornell from 2003-2006. Since 2006, Nancy McGovern has continued curricular development and directing the workshop from ICPSR at the University of Michigan.  The workshop series has been developed with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  This is the final scheduled workshop in this series funded by the NEH.  The DPM workshop team intends to offer a five-day workshop in Spring 2011 - location to be determined.

If you have questions, please contact us at: digital-preservation at icpsr.umich.edu<mailto:digital-preservation at icpsr.umich.edu>

Lance Stuchell
Project Coordinator, Digital Preservation Management Workshops

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