Digitization Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Digitizing Advisory Committee advises the South Central Regional Library Council on the planning, implementation, management, and funding of the regional digitizing program, as well as its participation in the statewide New York Heritage program. The regional and statewide digitization efforts are primarily concerned with access.

 

Role

1. Recommend policies to the Board of Trustees regarding the digitization program.
2. Review short and long-term goals associated with the New York Heritage program and SCRLC's participation.
3. Ensures the collection development policy for the digitization program is up-to-date.
4. Evaluate and suggest digitizing training programsand continuing education programs.
5. Publicizes and markets New York Heritage within their libraries and cultural organizations and to prospective members.

 

2020-2021 Activities

  • Update NYH collections with the standardized Rights Statements
  • Analyze the results of the Digital Preservation survey to identify needs
  • Identify digitization training and equipment needs in the SCRLC region
  • Explore and identify collections in the region that would be assets to NYH
  • Assist in implementing the new Empire ADC in the SCRLC region
  • Plan for an online users group meeting for early 2021
  • Provide support for current and future NYH exhibitions
  • Set up protocols for the implementation of and promote the use of SCRLC digitization equipment

 

2019-2020 Activities

  • Assist with standardized Rights Statements implementation in New York Heritage.
  • Explore regional digital preservation needs and possible services through assessment survey.
  • Work with SCRLC to conduct assessment to identify regional digitization needs.
  • Explore opportunities for regional collaborative digitization projects.
  • Assist in supporting goals of NYH, ESDN, and DPLA.
  • Assist in supporting implementation of EADC in SCRLC region.
  • Assist in developing a New York Heritage Users Group (SIG).
  • Provide support for current and future traveling/online exhibits.

 

Members

Institution

Term Start

 Email

Julia Corrice

Cornell University, Chair

2020

jac742@cornell.edu

Erika Jenns

Southern Tier Library System

2018

jennse@stls.org

Erin Rushton

Binghamton University

2018

erushton@binghamton.edu

Natalie Skwarek

Alfred University

2018

skwarek@alfred.edu

Richard Urban

Corning Museum of Glass

2021

urbanrj@cmog.org

Maggie Young

Steele Memorial Library

2015

youngm@stls.org
       

Claire Lovell, ex officio

SCRLC

  clovell@scrlc.org 

Molly Brown, ex officio

SCRLC

  mbrown@scrlc.org

Mary-Carol Lindbloom, ex officio

SCRLC

  mclindbloom@scrlc.org

 

 

Meeting Minutes

2020

 
December 4

Minutes

July 24

Minutes

   

2019

 

Dec 19

Minutes

February 20

Minutes

 

 

2018

 
Dec 12

Minutes

May 22

Minutes

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