Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Training-Workshop on Digitization and Digital Preservation for Wider Access

Dear Colleagues:

The Asosasyon ng Aklatan at Sinupan ng Diliman, Inc. (AASDI) in partnership with the University Library, University of the Philippines invite you to participate in a Training-Workshop entitled Digitization and Digital Preservation for Wider Access to be held on 20-22 May 2015 at the Main Library, Gonzalez Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

The main objective of the Training-Workshop is to provide participants with the means to move beyond theoretical understanding to implementation strategies adhering to the current and emerging standards, best practices, and sound decision-making in planning and implementing digitization projects.

Specifically, this training-workshop aims to enable the participants to:

1. Understand the basic concepts of digitization and digital preservation;
2. Know the different hardware and software used for image capture, image processing, storage, preservation, and retrieval;
3. Make good choices and to initiate successful digital imaging and digitization programs at their home institutions;
4. Define and design a low cost digitization project; and
5. Implement digitization projects and establish institutional repositories.

Registration fee is Php 5,000.00 (inclusive of meals, kit, and certificate). Interested participants may reserve a slot and pre-register at http://tinyurl.com/o62wf2t. Payments can be made in cash or cheque payable to Asosasyon ng Aklatan at Sinupan ng Diliman, Inc. Payment can be deposited to PNB, U.P. Diliman Branch with Savings Account Number 598967000013.

Due to limited slots, we will accommodate participants on a first-come first-served basis. For more details, please contact :

Ms. Lilia F. Echiverri - 9292180; lily.echiverri@gmail.com
Ms. Elvira B. Lapuz - 9818500 local 2861; elvira.lapuz@gmail.com.

Kind regards,

Elvira B. Lapuz
Head Librarian
General Reference and Electronic Resources Section
G/F Gonzalez Hall
Apacible Street
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City

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