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[F] Thinking Digital: A practical session to help get you started! [DAS]

(90 Minute Online On-Demand Web Seminar, 1 ARC)
Category: General Archival Knowledge

Register and get access to this multi media presentation for two months!

Adapt your current archival knowledge and skills to today's digital landscape by exploring basic concepts, models, and workflows for creating and curating digital objects and collections. Use to the knowledge gain to inform local choices and practices.

Upon completion of this course you'll be able to:

Workshop Objectives:
  • Understand the components of sustainable digital collection stewardship;
  • Conceptualize digital objects;
  • Recognize quality choices;
  • Understand basic metadata choices;
  • Identify management choices;
  • Consider storage choices, and;
  • Explore discovery, access, and use choices.
Who Should Attend?

Archivists and others who are responsible for planning and implementing digitization projects at the beginning and intermediate level.

Ask your colleagues, students, or staff to join you in learning together over lunch or breakfast – in the convenience of your conference room, office, or classroom. Gather around a PC and a speaker phone and get information and tools that will help you adapt your skills to the digital environment.

The DAS Core Competencies Addressed in this Course:

#3: Formulate strategies and tactics for appraising, describing, managing, organizing, and preserving digital archives.

#4: Integrate technologies, tools, software, and media within existing functions for appraising, capturing, preserving, and providing access to digital collections.

#6: Curate, store, and retrieve original masters and access copies of digital archives.

#7: Provide dependable organization and service to designated communities across networks.

This course is one of the Foundational Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program!  If you intend to pursue the Certificate, you'll need to pass the examination for this course. Please follow "Procedures for DAS webinars" to access the exam information.