This workshop offers the attendees the resources to begin a digital project and learn about commonly used metadata fields. This class will be for anyone wishing to learn more about these topics and is required for joining the New York Heritage digital collections website.
Here's what you'll learn:
Deciding on a digital project
Hands-on digitization techniques - scanning guide
Metadata - what is 'data about data'
Understanding common metadata fields
Setting up a spreadsheet for your items
The following dates are set for Spring 2020. More classes will be offered throughout the year:
Sachem Public Library - Friday, February 14th, (9:30 registration/networking
South Huntington Public Library - Tuesday, March 24th, (9:00 registration/networking
Farmingdale Public Library - Thursday, May 7th, (1:00 registration/networking
A certificate for 3 Professional Development Hours (.3 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.