Challenges of Digital Archives
Connect and learn with students and area professionals about the opportunities and challenges of working with digital archives. Discover how local repositories are collecting, managing, and preserving digital records in practice. Learn what applications are being used, and the new roles archivists are undertaking to ensure the preservation of unique digital content.
Students can meet local practitioners with hands-on experience, and learn what new skills are in-demand for working with digital collections.
Area professionals and practitioners can connect with students and share ideas on tackling challenging digital problems.
This event will feature informal conversations led by speakers from:
• New York State Archives Electronic Records Unit
• Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives and Special Collections
• UAlbany’s M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives
• Union College Archives and Special Collections
Light refreshments will be available, and all are welcome to join us afterwards for a happy hour at the Washington Tavern.
Monday October 23rd, 2017 at 5pm
UAlbany Downtown Campus
141 Western Ave
Albany, NY 12203
Sponsored by the Capital Area Archivists (CAA) and the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives