[Libs-Or] OCLC Western CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting - Registration Deadline is May 28!
Western at oclc.org
Fri May 16 06:39:25 PDT 2008
> The deadline to register for the second annual meeting of the OCLC
> Western CONTENTdm Users Group
> 78EB2FF9E7119D44338038C5322110E03D1DAAD&> is May 28, so please don't
> delay in making your reservation. This year's meeting is taking place
> June 5-6 at the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California.
> Highlights will include:
> * Rights management: Allyson Mower from the University of Utah will
> discuss the system they built to manage copyright for digital
> collections and Alain Veylit from the Claremont Colleges will talk
> about the process of implementing the system.
> * Map collections: Alex Dolski from the University of Nevada, Las
> Vegas will discuss a graphical/spatial search application for
> CONTENTdm map collections.
> * Data wrangling: Lisa Crane from Claremont Colleges will share her
> experiences importing legacy metadata along with Eric Luhrs from
> Lafayette College who will talk about MetaDB, a metadata creation tool
> for distributed environments
> * Collection visibility: Allegra Gonzalez from the Claremont Colleges
> will discuss making collections available to website registries and
> harvesters like Worldcat and OAI.
> * Product updates: Geri Ingram from OCLC will share information on the
> current features and planned enhancements for CONTENTdm.
> * Developers' Discussion Forum: Led by Terry Reese of Oregon State
> University, participants will be provided an opportunity to discuss
> the CONTENTdm API and other topics.
> Meeting Dates:
> Thursday, June 5th 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
> Friday, June 6th 9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
> Pre-Meeting Training Opportunity:
> This year there will be training available as a pre-meeting activity
> on Wednesday, June 4th. For those new to CONTENTdm, or for those who
> wish to preview the software, the CONTENTdm Basic User Instruction
> workshop include hands-on exercises and covers: creating collections,
> using the compound document wizard, metadata and controlled vocabulary
> implementation, and maintaining collections with batch replacement of
> objects. This training will be led by OCLC Western staff.
> A second concurrent workshop, led by CONTENTdm users will cover
> importing metadata from legacy systems and working with tab-delimited
> text files.
> For more information about the CONTENTdm Users Group meeting, the
> Pre-Meeting Training Opportunity, and to register, please visit our
> Web site
> 78EB2FF9E7119D44338038C5322110E03D1DAAD&> .
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> <https://www.oclc.org/western/email/default.htm> .
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