Digital POWRR workshop

Registration is open for Digital POWRR workshop

Register now for the free Digital POWRR workshop: http://digitalpowrr04222016.eventzilla.net

The workshop will be held Friday, April 22, at Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock, AR.

This full-day workshop is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. The workshop was created as a result of an IMLS-funded study on identifying practical digital preservation solutions for small- and mid-sized libraries. We will not be addressing the “why” of digital preservation; rather, we are preparing for the “how.”…providing hands-on, practical experience. Attendees will practice the accession of a digital collection using a simple, open source tool; learn about several digital preservation tools and services; and create an institution-specific action plan for making progress towards digital preservation goals. (Digital POWRR, http://digitalpowrr.niu.edu/)

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Digital POWRR is offering travel assistance to SSA members. Please submit your application to the SSA Scholarship Committee. Mailed applications must be postmarked February 19, 2016. Emailed applications February 21, 2016. http://societyofsouthwestarchivists.wildapricot.org/resources/Documents/Scholarship-forms/application-POWRR2016.docx