Hi all—we’ll be hosting the following webinar series next month. Please share widely with anyone who might be interested!




The Digital Library Federation will host Strategies for Audiovisual Digitization Projects, a free two-part webinar series that will discuss multiple approaches that cultural memory institutions can take to digitally reformat audiovisual materials and collections.


Effective Outsourcing with Audiovisual Digitization Service Providers

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET


Unsure of what a/v digitization services are out there? Having trouble composing RFPs? Representatives from a variety of audiovisual digitization service providers are here to answer your questions, discuss common hurdles faced by institutions, and hear input on how best to partner with libraries, museums, and archives.


Speakers: Jan Jones (Memnon Archiving Services); Kathy O’Regan (Bay Area Video Coalition); Bryce Roe (Northeast Document Conservation Center); Bob Strauss (The MediaPreserve)

Moderator: Wayne Graham (Council on Library and Information Resources)


Low-Cost, DIY, and Community-Based Approaches to Audiovisual Digitization

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET


Interested in digitizing small batches in-house? Adding a/v digitization to personal archiving services used by your community? Speakers will discuss a variety of tools, strategies, and organizations that are focused on creating broader access to resources needed for audiovisual digitization projects, and will provide guidance on how best to implement your own audiovisual digitization program.


Speakers: Lauren Algee (DCPL Memory Lab); Rachel Mattson (XFR Collective); Dorothea Salo (RADD/PROUD/PRAVDA); Pamela Vadakan (California Audiovisual Preservation Project)

Moderator: Brooke Sansosti (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)


Please follow this link to the event page where you can connect to the sessions:


Sessions will open 10 minutes prior to the start time. Attendance is on a first-come basis; no registration required.


The sessions will be recorded and made freely available shortly after being broadcast. Recordings will be located on the event page and the Digitizing Special Formats section of the DLF Wiki.


We are interested in getting your suggestions for topics to include in our moderated discussions. Please take a moment to fill out this brief survey to help us create a resource that best represents your interests!

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Becca Quon

Program Associate – The Digital Library Federation

1707 L Street Ste 650, Washington, D.C. 20036 |


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