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, Northport building - Monday, June 10th, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Registration is limited to 10 people per class to allow for individual attention.
A certificate for 3 Professional Development Hours (.3 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.
For additional information, please contact Nicole Menchise, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631-675-1570 Ext. 2004.