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Hobart Digital Access to Collections workshop.

The free two-day workshop gives attendees the opportunity to participate in training focussed on digitisation and the provision of digital access to collections, Q&A’s with leading technology providers, and the chance to network with other GLAM organisations.

Who should attend? Staff and volunteers from small to medium collecting organisations, including: galleries, libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, Returned Service League clubs, sporting clubs, indigenous keeping places, and community groups.

The workshops will provide information, training and advice for organisations at any stage of their digitisation process on their way to providing digital access to their collections.  

Funding is available to organisations through grants that can support participation at the workshop and/or assist with digitising collections. 

 

Dates: Thursday 16 to Friday 17 November 2017

Start time: 10am Thursday 16 November 2017

Finish time: 4.30pm Friday 17 November 2017

Location: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Dunn Place, Hobart TAS 7000

Cost: Free

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Registration: 
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The focus of these workshops is to provide organisations with access to information, training and support for the digitisation of collections. Over the two days the training will focus on building skills, developing an understanding of digitisation for your organisation, and identifying paths forward to aid in the digitisation and digital access processes.

Presented by GLAM Peak, these workshops aim to support small to medium non-metro organisations in starting or developing a digitisation process. GLAM Peak is the peak representative body of galleries, libraries, archives, museums and historical societies in Australia. The delivery of these workshops is Stage 2 of the Digital Access to Collections project. This project aims to provide information, training and structure within which digital access to collections can be increased to the benefit of all Australians.

Any queries, please contact Wendy Quihampton at wendy.quihampton@museumsaustralia.org.au