Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Thursday, November 12, 2020
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Do you have collections of obsolete and vulnerable removable media (optical media, hard drives, flash drives, etc.) but no backup of the files (the content) to safe and secure storage? This course, created for collections care staff at small and mid-sized institutions, takes you through the steps to identify, prioritize, describe, verify, and to safely transfer the files.
At the end of the course, participants will be equipped to plan and carry out their own migration plans of these critically endangered materials. The emphasis will be on moving image, sound and multimedia content, but the course will be applicable to the shared concerns about other materials such as photos and text. A sample Excel template will be provided listing the key information necessary for management of the carriers and files.
This course will run from October 13 to November 12, 2020 and will consist of five webinars. Register before September 30 to receive a special early registration rate of $99!
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