Curating special collections workshop

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

The main idea behind this event is to share IIPC members’ workflows on building special and thematic collections, identify recurrent issues and brainstorm about potential solutions. The programme of this event builds on the brainstorming sessions during the online workshop held before the General Assembly 2021 and will focus on three main topics: 1) automating tasks, 2) collection building: engagement and evaluation, and 3) quality assurance.

WHO IS THE EVENT FOR?

IIPC members: web curators, web archivists and curators who nominate content and/or curate special web archive collections (e.g. emerging formats, event collections, special topics, soliciting public nominations, appraisal, tools used for different stages of the process). This event is also for any IIPC members who do not currently create special collections and would like to learn about the best practices in the community.

FORMAT

Members’ presentations: 50-60 minutes
Breakout sessions: 45 minutes
Wrap-up and the next steps: 15 minutes
Closing presentation: 10 minutes

Presentations include:

Arquivo.pt: Pedro Gomes
BnF: Anaïs Crinière-Boizet
British Library: Nicola Bingham and Carlos Lelkes-Rarugal
Internet Archive: Alex Dempsey
National Library of the Netherlands: Iris Geldermans & Jeffrey van der Hoeven

The workshop is organised by the IIPC in partnership with the National Library of Luxembourg and the British Library.

The registration is open to IIPC members only.

Date

21 Sep 2021

Time

1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 21 Sep 2021
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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