Digitisation: Basics and Fundamentals
Join AMaGA Western Australia and a panel of professionals, for a webinar on the basic and fundamental standards, procedure, equipment and storage when undertaking a digitisation project.
This webinar will cover:
- Plan – The procedure for digitisation, workflow and processes;
- Prepare – The equipment for digitisation, including specifications for digitisation equipment;
- Digitise – The standards in which collection items should be digitised to;
- Share – Storage, digital display and digital access to digitised collections.
This webinar is targeted toward Community Museums and Galleries who are at the start of their digitisation process. All members are welcome, but the information and speakers have tailored the event to smaller organisations.
Claire Weir: Claire has been working with the Eastern Goldfields Historical Society since 2017, archiving and digitising 60,000+ negatives from a variety of collections ranging from glass plates, nitrate cellulose, 5x4 and 35mm. Claire has worked as a photographic lab technician, document controller and marketing professional in her career, acquiring a variety of skills that are leading the Society’s digitisation processes. Claire is training volunteers in digitising, preservation and metadata standards, which future proof the collection for sharing.
Claire Weir is a qualified photographer obtaining a BA Hons degree from the Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, a photography business owner and the recently appointed Executive Officer at the Eastern Goldfields Historical Society, also a lover of cake, laughing and kindness
6th May 2020
3 - 4 PM AEST (VIC, NSW, QLD, ACT, TAS)
2:30 – 3:30 ACST (SA, NT)
1 - 2 PM AWST (WA)
Everyone who registers will receive a copy of the webinar. The webinar will also be available to purchase later. For past webinars please see here
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