Free Lecture/Webcast: Rick Prelinger Speaks at the Toronto Internation Film Festival Centre

TIFF Higher Learning presents: *Reel Heritage – Rick Prelinger on The Future of Memory <http://tiff.net/fall2015-series/higher-learning-fall-2015/higher-learning-reel-heritage-rick-prelinger-on-the-future-of-memory>* *Friday October 23, 11am–12:30pm EST* In recent years, traditional moving-image archives have faced challenges from the dramatic shift towards digital production and distribution, the effective end of photochemical preservation technology, the marginalization of the theatrical viewing experience, and the public […]

Educational Opportunities!!!

  Lots this week! Let’s start with the one that happens tomorrow:   LYRASIS Ideas & Insights Webinar Join us for our upcoming LYRASIS Ideas & Insights<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001wCQICMGo7AWgGpHKHAUJbkAv_Ah2nboVNI-UWKPZJAPpze3PnLinLO67Lga2TY4lHvX2IpRSMrpXQu8KzxX-H6-xtZc34cSlmhtanK2OXSuZqyLnrlgvAkNQsYfIdVod-5Ud9npxR1yOuj0F3VWWPDt5YYtP2Nn8yLRcPkuLj1s=> webinar, Libraries are Boundless<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001wCQICMGo7AWgGpHKHAUJbkAv_Ah2nboVNI-UWKPZJAPpze3PnLinLO67Lga2TY4lHvX2IpRSMrpXQu8KzxX-H6-xtZc34cSlxrw2Prfvym6JfjqEpJ-21hVhSqfAIvkelP00Y-6-hl6MnhrOPXNjsGkzSsRcEW0-sGic_8En9xYjM-JGC3RA4XbUnd5RP2QfLaNLbMzgLpM= > and hear how information organizations are challenging traditional ideas about space in libraries, and placing collections, staff and resources in the best possible […]

From Records to Data: Seeing and Sharing Digital Cultural Heritage Collections Differently with Recollection

From Records to Data: Seeing and Sharing Digital Cultural Heritage Collections Differently with Recollection Brooklyn Public Library Trevor Owens, Digital Archivist with the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) at the Library of Congress, will give a lecture titled “From Records to Data: Seeing and Sharing Digital Cultural Heritage Collections Differently with Recollection” […]

International Librarianship event at Baruch College

SLA-NY invites you to an exclusive students-only event on International Librarianship featuring Jane Kinney Meyers, founder of the Lubuto Library Project. Jane Kinney Meyers is a professional librarian with 20 years of experience working and living in Africa. While living in Malawi for four years, she developed a network of research libraries for the country’s […]

Fundraising for Preservation and Conservation workshops

Fundraising for Preservation and Conservation workshops Presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts WATERFORD, NY – APRIL 27, 2011 Hosted and cosponsored by: Bureau of Historic Sites Peebles Island Resource Center (PIRC) Division for Historic Preservation NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation RICHMOND, VA – APRIL 29, 2011 Hosted by: […]

Defining the Digital Humanities event at Columbia University

What do digital humanities scholars see as the potential of this interdisciplinary field? Find out. Defining the Digital Humanities Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 12:00-2:00 PM 555 Lerner Hall, Morningside Guests who do not have a Columbia University ID must RSVP to kp2002@columbia.edu by Tuesday, April 5. Panelists include Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and […]

This Friday: ARLIS/NA Chat on Branding the Arts Library

Don’t forget that ARLIS/NA’s Chat Series is offering up a great discussion later this week! I personally recommend “Marketing Today’s Academic Library” to anyone who is interested in user experience and branding for libraries. It’s a thought-provoking read and this week’s discussion promises to be every bit as interesting. Technical info and details about past […]

Professional workshops & conferences roundup

I know you all are stoked for ARLIS/NA Annual in Boston –  here are some other great events, workshops and conferences that may also be of interest. SEI Pro – Summer Educational Institute For Visual Resources & Image Management – registration has officially opened. Albuquerque, NM, June 8 – 11, 2010 This intensive workshop is […]

Free Web Lecture: Charting Their Journeys: Explorers Record the Americas, 1500 – 1900

Charting Their Journeys:  Explorers Record the Americas, 1500 – 1900From the search for a new trade route to the Orient to the race for a lunar landing, explorers have charted their journeys in wonderfully pictorial maps.  What were the explorers’ impressions?  What experiences and observations prompted the explorers to record them on maps and charts?  […]