Events

BibFrame and the Future of MARC Cataloging: An Introduction

This 90-minute session will introduce the Library of Congress’s BibFrame project, the “bibliographic framework” that is intended to replace MARC format as a way to encode cataloging information. It will introduce the concept, characteristics, and features of BibFrame, explain its relationship to current standards and practices, and discuss the possible timeline and process for implementation...

$75 – $100

Health and Safety for Performing Arts Organizations

Safety in the theatre extends to crews, casts, and audience members as well as the venue. This includes performance and rehearsal spaces, shops, and other work spaces. It requires awareness, common sense, and perseverance to eliminate hazards and guard against carelessness. The goal of this webinar is to ensure that a safe, healthy environment is...

Free

DAMS for LAMS: Selecting a Digital Asset Management System for your Library, Archive, or Museum

This class will introduce participants to the basics of digital asset management systems (DAMS) for digital collections. DAMS will be defined, and criteria for choosing a DAMS will be outlined and discussed. Related systems, such as content management systems, will also be briefly covered, to clarify differences between DAMS and other systems. The session will...

$75 – $100

Introduction to Linked Data for Libraries

Many library technologists believe that Linked Data can empower the next generation of library metadata services, both by exposing library structured data more widely to applications and users across our networked world, and by providing library systems with access to richer repositories of descriptive data from other sources. This one-hour presentation will explore the technical...

$50 – $75

FADGI Metrics for Still Images, Part 2

LYRASIS Webinar Series: FADGI (Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative): Standards-Compliant Still Image Digitization What makes an image a "good" image? How can image quality be measured in a standards-compliant, repeatable fashion? Digitization consumes resources, and there only may be a single opportunity to convert certain collections; how can we make sure that it is done...

$50 – $75
Recurring

Digitization for Small Institutions

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 16 & 17, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET Participants will learn about starting a digitization program. The first session covers the basics of project planning, equipment selection, digitization preparation, care and during digitization. The second session covers technical information relevant to getting started with digitization, such as metadata, file...

$125 – $150

Disaster Response for Performing Arts Organizations

Emergency response can be a daunting prospect for performing arts organizations. This webinar will lay out the basic tenets of responding to an emergency including support organizations, working with vendors, and helpful resources for organization and planning. There will also be a brief introduction to the Incident Command System so that performing arts centers can...

Free
Recurring

Digitization for Small Institutions

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 16 & 17, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET Participants will learn about starting a digitization program. The first session covers the basics of project planning, equipment selection, digitization preparation, care and during digitization. The second session covers technical information relevant to getting started with digitization, such as metadata, file...

$125 – $150
Recurring

RBMS Jobs & Hiring Workshop Series

The Association for College & Research Libraries Rare Books & Manuscripts Section is pleased to present an eight-part virtual Jobs & Hiring Workshop Series. The series titled, “Jobs & Hiring Workshop Series,” is co-sponsored by the RBMS Membership & Professional Development Committee and the Workshops Committee. The series will begin on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at...

Free

Collecting Social Media

In this webinar participants will learn about various aspects of starting a social media archiving project or program. We will explore community resources and discuss a variety of topics like technology and types of social media archiving, collection development and policy considerations, and description. The instructor will cover specific tools such as Archive-It, twarc, and...

$75 – $100

Collections Care During Covid-19: Managing the Environment While Working Off-site

While management of collections environments for offsite- and infrequently accessed storage facilities has long been a challenge for preservation and facilities staff, the onset of COVID-19 and the subsequent ongoing occupancy and staffing challenges have introduced similar management issues for normally monitored and accessed collections spaces. This webinar will discuss options for distance monitoring and...

$75 – $100