2017 Seeing the positives in digitising negatives: unconference

2017 Seeing the positives in digitising negatives: unconference

Digitising Transparencies in Heritage Institutions
15th August 2017, Cambridge University Library, Milstein room

This is an unconference and workshop for digitisation practitioners to discuss, share and take forward current practise, including both curatorial and collection care perspectives. Exact topics for the discussions are to be decided on the day depending on the interest of the attendees, to fit in with the unconference format. Presentations on their respective digitisation setups will be given by the National Library of Wales, John Rylands Library and Cambridge University Library.

The day is organised by AHFAP Special Interest Group for Libraries and Archives, and all enquires should be directed to Maciej Pawlikowski or Simon Barnes.

MORE INFO: http://www.ahfap.org.uk/conferences/digitising-negatives/

Provisional Timetable

9:00       Registration – Tea and coffee

9:20       Curatorial perspective

9:40       Conservation/collection care perspective

9:50       1-2 mins introduction per person to discuss their own experiences

11:00     Tea break

11:15     Select topics for panel discussions

11:40     Panel 1

12:10     Panel 2

12:40     Lunch

13:30     Panel 3

14:00     Panel 4

14:30     Practical demonstrations and user cases from National Library of Wales, The John Rylands Library and Cambridge University Library

16:00     Afternoon break

16:20     Discussion – pros and cons of each demonstration and other methods

16:30     Summary

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