From Theory to Action: A Pragmatic Approach to Digital Preservation Tools & Strategies

Meg Miner, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeff Hancks, Western Illinois University
Jaime Schumacher, Northern Illinois University
Danielle Spalenka, Northern Illinois University


This workshop was created as a result of an IMLS-funded study on identifying practical digital preservation solutions for small and mid-sized libraries: Digital POWRR Preserving Digital Objects with Restricted Resources; You will receive instruction in a variety of digital preservation tools and services and will create strategies for building institutional awareness around the need for a digital preservation program using pre-made, adaptable communications plans.