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Managing library collections − Burdekin Shire Council

State Library of Queensland

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM

Managing library collections − Burdekin Shire Council

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Digitise and describe your collections to improve discoverability
In this full day workshop will learn and apply the skills and knowledge you need to create and manage a successful digital collection:

  • Find out why we digitise heritage collections and learn how to organise your inventory and develop a digitisation plan for your collections.
  • Consider copyright, capture standards and image software.
  • Get hands on digitising items and discover tips for digital collection care.
  • Learn how to describe and tag your collections to have more discoverable, connected records.
  • Gain an understanding of Metadata and best practice principles.
  • Apply the principles learned to describe real world digitised content.

Please bring along:

  • An item you would like to add to the heritage collection e.g. small diary, ephemera, monograph, medal, photographs etc.
  • Three or four photographs to digitise

Date: Wednesday 11 April  

Time: 08.45am - 4.45pm

Where:  Burdekin Library’s Ideas@108 space, 108 Graham Street, Ayr

If you are unable to attend this event please advise us via email at or phone 07 3840 7539 as soon as possible so we can offer your place to someone else.  SLQ films, records and photographs events for use in marketing and communications. If you do not wish to be filmed, recorded or photographed please advise SLQ staff upon your arrival.

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