The Sustainable Heritage Network [SHN], an Institute of Museum and Library Services’ (IMLS) funded initiative, is dedicated to connecting experts in cultural heritage digitization and preservation to archivists and librarians in order to support the curatorial needs of local communities.
As part of this effort, and in partnership with the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, the SHN will hold a workshop beginning afternoon, , following the closing luncheon of ATALM’s 2014 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums. The workshop will conclude on . All workshops will take place at the Renaissance Hotel in Palm Springs, California.
The workshop will provide conceptual as well as hands-on training on a range of issues critical to the digital preservation of cultural materials. During the workshop, specialists in the fields of preservation and digitization will cover key topics with an emphasis on the unique needs and challenges facing indigenous communities globally. Workshop participants are invited to contribute examples from their institutions and work collaboratively to solve shared problems.
Registration is $100 for the entire workshop and includes lunch. Registration is limited to 25 people and is filling up quickly. To register, go to http://www.atalm.org/node/100/
Scholarships, covering registration, lodging, and travel, are available. The deadline for applying is this. Announcements will be made on . To apply, go to http://www.formstack.com/
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Also, please note that registration for the 2014 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (-12) is filling up quickly, as is the hotel. To register for the conference or for more information on booking hotel rooms, go to www.atalm.org
I hope to see you in June!
Susan Feller, President
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums