Events

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

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

Teaching Online in Plain Language: Creating Clear Research Guides, Library Websites, and Online Instruction

“Plain language” is a term from the legal field: federal law requires that government agencies are required to use clear communication that the public can understand and use. As online teachers, we can take advantage of the set of clear guidelines and best practices that has grown up around this requirement. The federal plain language...

$50 – $75

Copyright 101

This 90 minute introductory course will provide an overview of the origin and purpose of U.S. copyright law and how it promotes creativity, teaching, learning, and research in ways that have become an integral part of everyday life. This session will introduce copyright concepts most relevant to those working in libraries, archives, museums, and community...

Free

FADGI Metrics for Still Images, Part 3

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

Crisis Communication and Reputation Management for Performing Arts Organizations

IS Lab Training Zoom

You serve on the staff of a local performing arts organization. A press release was tweeted from a local environmental group stating that your theatre’s plumbing system is leaching untreated waste into the community’s waterway. While the press release is inaccurate, season ticket holders and donors are demanding answers. And, the organization’s Twitter handle is...

Free

What is next for FADGI and Still Image Digitization?

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