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Digitization in Baltic Studies Online Workshop

Event Type
Lecture
Topics
baltic studies, digital collections, digitization, estonia, latvia, lithuania
Sponsor
International and Area Studies Library, Slavic Reference Services
Location
Virtual - Blackboard Ultra link will be sent to participants
Date
Oct 11, 2018   10:00 - 11:30 am  
Speaker
Geoff Willard, Hannah Frost, Michael Angeletti, Aaap Tepper, Sandra Leknickiene
Registration
Registration
Contact
Erika Weir
E-Mail
etweir2@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
International and Area Studies Library
Register to attend: tinyurl.com/balticdigworkshop
 
The Slavic Reference Service will host a workshop addressing the current state of digitization and digital collections in the area of Baltic Studies. This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. In honor of this occasion, this workshop will discuss the many ways in which memory institutions from these countries have worked to make their unique collections available to their patrons, diaspora communities, and the public in general through the use of web technologies. The workshop will include expert panelists from institutions that collect and digitize materials from the Baltic countries and diaspora communities who will discuss their activities in the field.
 
Featuring expert panelists:
 
  • Geoff Willard, Hannah Frost, Michael Angeletti (Digitization Services Team, Stanford University)
  • Aap  Tepper (Senior Film Archive Specialist, The National Archives of Estonia's FOTIS database)
  • Sandra Leknickienė (Deputy Director General for Development of Information Resources and Services, The Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania)
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