Special Topic Courses
October 11th, 2022 – online (zoom)
Instructor: Ern Bieman, Canadian Heritage Information Network / Canadian Conservation Institute.
This webinar series is offered in three two-hour sessions over three days and outlines best practices for preserving digital information. Topics covered include appropriate selection criteria for physical carriers as well as tools for taking stock of existing digital assets and for developing digital preservation policies, plans and procedures. Software and hardware solutions for digital preservation in small to medium-sized heritage institutions are also recommended.
Upon completion of this series, participants will be able to
- identify digital assets in their institution and assess the risk and impacts of losing access to these assets;
- develop a digital preservation policy, a plan and procedures;
- understand the factors relevant to the choice of physical carriers; and
- install and use hardware and software for the purpose of preserving digital assets in smaller heritage institutions.
October 11, 18, and 25th online (zoom)
$35 (Members), $50 (Non-Members), $25 (Students)