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LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative Information

Event Type: Online
Date: 1/21/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 LYRASIS' Digitization Collaborative offers members the opportunity to contribute materials to a regional mass digitization project. Lyrasis facilitates the process by selecting vendors and developing a collaborative collection development policy, guidelines, standards, and workflows. The Collaborative is funded by the Lyrasis membership and supported in part through a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Location: Web Based Training
Other Information:
 Laurie Gemmill Arp joined LYRASIS (PALINET) in June 2008. As Digitization Collaborative Program Manager, she is responsible for establishing the Digitization Collaborative (originally the Mass Digitization Collaborative) and for working with members and business partners to digitize and increase access to collections. Previously, she worked for OCLC in positions including Senior Implementation Program Manager and Digital Projects Specialist. For the Ohio Historical Society, she managed several award-winning digital projects, including Ohio Memory and The African-American Experience in Ohio, part of the Library of Congress American Memory online resource. Her other positions at the Ohio Historical Society included State Archivist and Assistant Head of Online Access Department. She received her MLIS from the University of California, Los Angeles; her MA in European History from the University of California, Irvine; and her BA in European History from the University of California, San Diego. She teaches courses in digital libraries as adjunct faculty at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.
Contact: Jeffrey St. Firmin
Contact Number: 239 313-6338
Presenter: Laurie Gemmill Arp
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