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    • March 28, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Webinar
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    Planning and Managing for Digital Projects in Libraries and Archives

    Thursday, March 28, 2024

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

    Webinar Description:

    All library initiatives benefit from planning and structure, whether you’re organizing an outsourced, grant-funded digitization project or an internal digital collections initiative that includes digitization, descriptive metadata creation, and an online exhibit. In this two-hour workshop, participants will acquire concrete skills and new approaches to ensure that digital projects of any size are completed on deadline and without issues. The workshop will also survey specific tools that assist with project management and digital projects. Project managers of all skill-levels are welcome at this workshop, although the content will be geared towards beginners and those with some familiarity in managing a digital project. The workshop will include exercises to help participants determine the scope of a digital project, write a project plan or charter, maintain an ongoing project, and close-out a completed project. There is no need to come with a project in mind, but the time spent in this workshop will give you a head start on an upcoming project.

    Please forward any questions or comments to Sandy Enriquez and Emily Homolka at educationcommittee@calarchivists.org. 

    The cost is $10 for SCA members; $5 for student members; $20 for non-members; and $5 for unemployed or precariously employed individuals. 

    Presenters:

    Dinah Handel is a Service Manager for Stanford Libraries, where she works across their digital library program to provide quality services to Stanford University patrons and the community at large. She has also worked at the New York Public Library, CUNY TV, and Barnard College. She holds an MLIS from Pratt Institute in New York.

    Registration is open until March 27. Online payment is required.

    • Questions about your membership? Contact Marie Silva
    • Questions about Registration? Contact Sandy Enriquez
    • Problems with your credit card payment? Need to request a refund involving credit card or PayPal? Contact treasurer@calarchivists.org

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