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Seminar on digitization and preservation

From: Anna M. Eskola <anna.m.eskola<-at->
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
With Quality in Mind
Digitisation and Preservation Seminar
Mikkeli, Finland
23 September 2010

The National Library of Finland and the DigitalMikkeli consortium
are organising a digitisation and preservation seminar in Mikkeli,
Finland on the 23 September 2010.

Seminar Programme

    08-30-09.15     Registration

    09-15-13.00     Session I: The Past in the Future
                    Parchments for the Research Community

                    Researcher's View on Finnish Medieval Parchments
                    Professor Tuomas Heikkila
                    University of Helsinki, Finland

                    Enabling Availability to Medieval
                    Parchments: Conservation with Digitisation
                    Majlis Bremer-Laamanen
                    Director, member of Member States' Expert Group,
                    The National Library of Finland, Centre for
                    Preservation and Digitisation

                    Codex Sinaiticus Project: Reuniting the
                    Manuscript of One the First New Testaments in
                    the World
                    Deborah Novotny
                    Head of Preservation, British Library

                    The Digitisation of Swedish Medieval Charters,
                    Claes Gejrot
                    Editor in chief of Diplomatarium Suecanum, The
                    National Archives, Sweden

    13-00-14.00     Lunch

    14-00-16.30     Session II: Quality as User Experience
                    Behind the Scenes: Metadata and Processes

                    3D Digitising Process
                    Heikki Sateila
                    Project Specialist, Mikkeli University of
                    Applied Sciences

                    Quality Metadata for User Possibilities and
                    Long-term Preservation
                    Jukka Kervinen
                    IT Specialist, member of ALTO Editorial Board,
                    The National Library of Finland, Centre for
                    Preservation and Digitisation

                    Audio, Processes and Future Possibilities
                    Dr Juha Korvenpaa, Audio Digitisation
                    Specialist, The National Library of Finland,
                    Centre for Preservation and Digitisation

                    User Experience: Crowdsourcing and Social Media:
                    The Users as Active Participants in Enriching
                    and Enhancing the Content
                    Cathy Pilgrim,
                    Director, National Library of Australia,
                    Digitisation and Photography Branch

The programme is subject to change.

Social Programme

    Savcor Ballet: Le Corsaire World class performers from the
    Mikhailovsky Ballet, St. Petersburg, Russia

Discount for pre-registration

Register by 30 June, 2010 and You will get a 10 Euro discount on the
seminar fee.

Please notice that the number of the seats is limited.

Programme, registration and further information is available at


Anna M. Eskola
Planning officer
The National Library of Finland
Centre for Preservation and Digitisation
Saimaankatu 6
FI-50100 Mikkeli
+358 50 4150567

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