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Call for Proposals: Digital Preservation Interest Group, ALA Annual 2020

  • 1.  Call for Proposals: Digital Preservation Interest Group, ALA Annual 2020

    Posted Mar 13, 2020 04:07 PM

    Dear Colleagues:

    The ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group (DPIG) seeks speakers to present at its meeting during the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, June 28 from 9:00-10:00 A.M.  

    This year's theme is: "Adapting to an evolving preservation environment."

    Potential topics could include but are not limited to: 

    • Digital Preservation Standards and Best Practices
    • Digital Collections Assessment Methodologies and Tools
    • Cost Funding Models
    • Resource Development, Staff Training and Professional Development
    • New Tools and Technology
    • Storage Strategies and Infrastructure
    • Collaboration, Outreach, and Advocacy

    PDPIG welcomes 250-500-word proposals describing 10-15 minutes presentations. Please email proposals to DPIG co-chairs Angela Fritz (afritz2@nd.edu) and Justin Baumgartner (justin-baumgartner@uiowa.edu) by April 3, 2020

    Presenters will be notified of their acceptance on April 17, 2020.

    About ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group (DPIG): The Digital Preservation Interest Group's charge is to serve as a venue for discussing the preservation management of digital assets whether commercial, born-digital or converted e-resources.



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    Angela Fritz, PhD, MLS
    Head, University Archives
    University of Notre Dame
    afritz2@nd.edu
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