Events on: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Digital Archives & Libraries (ARL-SAA Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) course)

DAS logoDigital Archives SpecialistDigital content finds its way into your archives—either because of efforts to digitize print collections or because of digital acquisition. Are you preparing to receive "born digital" material and want to understand the potential of digital archives and digital libraries? Is your institution building an institutional repository? If so, then you need to understand how to think about managing digital collections and the many issues that arise including providing adequate access, the role of technology and policy, and long-term digital preservation. 

This course offers an introduction to digital archives and digital libraries and covers a range of developments including relevant terminology, standards, technologies, project and collection management, workflows, and legal issues.

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Case Study: Using ARL Salary Data to Establish and Maintain an Equitable Salary Structure for Faculty Librarians

In this webcast Brian Keith will describe how the University of Florida Libraries used data from the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 ARL Salary Surveys to establish and implement a market-equity design with an internally and externally equitable salary structure for faculty librarians. Judy Ruttenberg will talk from the perspective of “Transforming Research Libraries” about how staff transformation relates to the future health of our organizations.

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