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Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics Workshop (Hempstead Public Library)

  • March 18, 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Hempstead Public Library
  • 1


  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member

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Presented by: Nicole Menchise, LILRC Regional Archivist.

This is a NEW hands-on workshop offering 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
  • Digital conversion tech/software options

  • Metadata - what is 'data about data'

  • Understanding common metadata fields

  • Setting up a spreadsheet for your items

The following dates are set for February - June of 2019.

More classes will be offered In the Fall:

Riverhead Public Library - Thursday, February 21st, 1:00PM-4:00PM
Hempstead Public Library - Monday, March 18th, 1:00PM-4:00PM
Bayport-Blue Point Public Library - Thursday, May 16th, 1:00PM-4:00PM
Northport-East Northport Public Library - Monday, June 10th, 9:30AM-12:30PM

Registration is limited to 10 people per class to allow for individual attention.

A certificate for .3 CEU's will be emailed after the workshop.

For additional information, please contact Nicole Menchise, or call 631-675-1570 Ext. 2004.

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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