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Nov

World Digital Preservation Day event at National Library of Ireland

Get Real! Dealing with the Practical Challenges of Digital Preservation Join us in the National Library of Ireland on the 29th November to celebrate World Digital Preservation Day 2019.
Digital Preservation is an issue facing libraries, archives and other sectors in Ireland. The NLI’s Digital Collection team recognise these challenges and we are bringing together the Irish digital preservation community for a morning of talks, discussion and networking.
The keynote speaker is Lee Hibberd, Digital Preservation Officer at the National Library of Scotland. In his talk Fear and Honesty in Digital Preservation: Reflections from the National Library of Scotland Lee will reflect on some of the common problems faced in Digital Preservation and share his real experience at NLS.
We will also be joined by some of the leading voices in Digital Preservation in Ireland. Speakers include:
Aisling Keane, Digital Archivist, NUIG
Advocating and Planning for Digital Preservation, One University’s Experience Della Keating, Assistant Keeper, NLI Get Real and Get Ready: Become a Place of Greater Safety Kevin Long, DRI Who owns the archive?’ Using vocabularies to describe specialist collections.
Raelene Casey, IFI
Digital Dissemination and Access at IFI Irish Film Archive
Wherever you are on the road of Digital Preservation, we encourage you to join the conversation at the National Library of Ireland on the 29th November.
This event is aimed at archivists, librarians and others working with digital content whether born digital or the outputs of digitisation. Please note places are limited.
There are a limited number of tickets available to students.