May 1, 2013 • 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Devens Commons Center, Devens, MA
Full schedule and program descriptions available online
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Amy Rudersdorf, Assistant Director for Content, Digital Public Library of America: "The Digital Public Library of America: Interconnection and Advocacy on a National Scale."
Butch Lazorchak, Digital Archivist, Library of Congress: "Share and Tell: Digital Stewardship and Digital Storytelling."
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Introduction to the Digital Commonwealth
Karen Cariani, WGBH and Digital Commonwealth Vice-President
Preserving and Preparing Materials for Digitization
Donia Conn, Preservation Consultant for Cultural Heritage Collections
Continuing Education Opportunities
Jamie Roth, JFK Library and Society of American Archivists instructor; Ross Harvey, Simmons College; Joseph Fisher, UMass Lowell
Digital Commonwealth 2.0 and Metadata -- Make, Morph, Manipulate, Master
Tom Blake and Danny Pucci, Boston Public Library
The Future of the Past: Digital Libraries in the Age of Social Media
Elizabeth Thomsen, NOBLE
Digitized Local Newspapers
Rapid Fire Inspiring Projects Lightning Round
Presentations by several Digital Commonwealth members
Dealing with Vendors
Michael Bennett, University of Connecticut and Paul Coute, Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium
Digital Commonwealth 2.0: Creating Online Digital Collections with the Redesigned Repository System
Steven Anderson and Eben English, Boston Public Library