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We are excited to announce that the 9th annual Digital Commonwealth conference will take place on Thursday, April 2 at the Hogan Center at Holy Cross

The conference will feature keynote addresses by:

                Clifford Lynch, director of Coalition for Networked Information 

                Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America.


The following breakout sessions have been planned:

  • Introduction to the Digital Commonwealth - Sadie Roosa, WGBH & Elizabeth Thomsen, NOBLE

  • Copyright Issues and Libraries - Emily Kilcer and Kyle Courtney, Harvard University Libraries

  • A Brookline Children's Photo Album, 1882 - Ken Liss, President, Brookline Historical Society

  • A Peak Under the Hood: A Digital Commonwealth Systems Update - Steven Anderson & Eben English, Boston Public Library

  • Preserving the Showers Of Information: Tools of the Trade - Nancy Y. McGovern & Kari R. Smith, MIT Libraries and Chris Lacinak, AV Preserve

  • The Policy Cycle - Diane Brenner & Ed Lewis, Worthington Historical Society and Kelcy M. Shepherd, Frost Library, Amherst College

  • Packaging Collections for Public Consumption - Sara Slymon, Brookline Public Library and Elizabeth Thomsen, NOBLE

  • Publicizing Digital Collections On Social Media - Joe Keefe, National Archives and Records Administration, Boston, Kayla Hopper & Lauren Hewes, American Antiquarian Society Nadia Dixson, City of Somerville Archives

  • Rapid Fire Inspiring Projects: A series of lightning round presentations from member institutions 

In addition, metadata specialists from the Boston Public Library will be on hand for consultations. 

 Before 3/23  After 3/23
Members  $100.00  $120.00
Non-Members $130.00  $145.00
Not sure if your organization is a member or not? The member directory is available online.
Reminder: If your library (or organization) is a member of either NOBLE or SAILS you are eligible to register
for the conference at the members rate.

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