Reminder that registration ends on April 15, or when capacity is reached. We are getting pretty full, but there is still some space!

Best Practices Exchange 2019: New Digital Directions
April 29-May 1
Columbus, Ohio

The Best Practices Exchange Program and Local Arrangements Committees invite you to join us for the 2019 Conference to be held Monday April 29 - Wednesday May 1 at the Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Library in Columbus, Ohio.

BPE focuses on the management and the preservation of digital information, as well as access and outreach, and brings together practitioners to discuss their real-world experiences, including best practices and lessons learned. Visit for all conference info as it develops.

Plenary Speakers:


Thank you to our Sponsors: LIBNOVA, MetaArchive, Preservica


Program: The program has been finalized and sessions are posted on the Program page on the website. We have 38 amazing sessions to share with you--here are a few examples:




Schedule: Monday 12pm-8pm, Tuesday 8:15am-5pm, Wednesday 8:15am-1:15pm. See Schedule page.
Lodging/Directions/Parking: See Lodging & Travel page. There is no official conference hotel, but numerous options.


Please send any questions to [log in to unmask].
See you there!
Program Committee
Linda Avetta (cochair), Pennsylvania State Archives; Janet Carleton (cochair), Ohio University; Derek Clark, Kentucky State Archives; Veronica Martzahl (past chair), Massachusetts Archives; Michael McNeil, California State Archives; Dan Noonan, The Ohio State University; Nick Pavlik, Bowling Green State University; Bonnie Weddle, New York State Archives.

Local Arrangements Committee
Janet Carleton (chair), Ohio University; Marietta Carr, Cuyahoga Community College; Jen Johnson, State Library of Ohio; Marsha Miles, Cleveland State University; Miriam Nelson, Ohio University; Angela O'Neal, Columbus Metro Library; Anne Ryckbost, Xavier University; Penelope Shumaker, State Library of Ohio; Nick Ver Steegh, Ohio University.

Best Practices Exchange, since 2006
Website | Google Group | Facebook |Twitter


Janet Carleton

Planning Cochair

Best Practices Exchange 2019


[log in to unmask]" alt="cid:[log in to unmask]">


Janet Carleton | Digital Initiatives Coordinator | Preservation and Digital Initiatives | University Libraries | 1 Ohio University | Alden 333 | Athens, Ohio | 740.597.2527 | [log in to unmask] |  | @jcarletonoh | @AldenLibDigital |



to manage your DLF-ANNOUNCE subscription, visit