OhioNET: Digitization Basics – Plan Before You Scan (Session 1)

This session will lay the groundwork needed to digitize items in your collection. Webinar leaders will walk through a framework of factors to consider before you make your first scan. Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to define a project’s scope and goals
  • Discuss costs and funding options
  • Explore issues to consider when selecting materials
  • Review possible project restrictions, like copyright

The event will be held on September 2nd, 2020 from 2:30-4:00 PM. For more information, please go to https://www.ohionet.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=584.  When registering, select Kent State – iSchool as the organization. (Registration is free for iSchool students).

The session will be led by Jenni Salamon, Unit Manager for Digitization at the Ohio History Connection. She manages Ohio Memory and the Ohio History Connection’s digitization and microfilming programs, including the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program. She also coordinates and provides outreach and training on digitization and related topics, with a particular focus on newspaper preservation, digitization and research. Jenni has a BA in English from Ohio University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and a Digital Archives Specialist Certificate from the Society of American Archivists.

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