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Digital Inspiration: 7th Digital Commonwealth Annual Conference

May 1, 2013 • 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Devens Commons Center, Devens, MA

Full schedule and program descriptions available here.

Speaker presentations available here.

 Keynote Speakers:

Amy Rudersdorf, Assistant Director for Content, Digital Public Library of America: "The Digital Public Library of America: Interconnection and Advocacy on a National Scale."

Butch Lazorchak, Digital Archivist, Library of Congress: "Share and Tell: Digital Stewardship and Digital Storytelling." 
View the full conference program.
Breakout Sessions:

Introduction to the Digital Commonwealth
Karen Cariani, WGBH and Digital Commonwealth Vice-President

Preserving and Preparing Materials for Digitization
Donia Conn, Preservation Consultant for Cultural Heritage Collections

Continuing Education Opportunities 
Jamie Roth, JFK Library and Society of American Archivists instructor; Ross Harvey, Simmons College; Joseph Fisher, UMass Lowell

Digital Commonwealth 2.0 and Metadata -- Make, Morph, Manipulate, Master
Tom Blake and Danny Pucci, Boston Public Library

The Future of the Past: Digital Libraries in the Age of Social Media
Elizabeth Thomsen, NOBLE

Digitized Local Newspapers

Rapid Fire Inspiring Projects Lightning Round 
Presentations by several Digital Commonwealth members

Dealing with Vendors
Michael Bennett, University of Connecticut and Paul Coute, Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium

Digital Commonwealth 2.0: Creating Online Digital Collections with the Redesigned Repository System
Steven Anderson and Eben English, Boston Public Library

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