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Subject: Online course on digitization

Online course on digitization

From: Amy Maroso <maroso>
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2006
3 week online course on digitization
February 27 - March 17, 2006

The Illinois Digitization Institute is offering more on-line
digitization courses in 2006. The first course will be from February
27 - March 17, 2006.

Using WebCT courseware, this web-based course will allow
participants to contribute to online discussions and solve real
world digitization problems right from their own computers.

Topics to be discussed are:

    Benefits and costs of digitization projects

    Issues involved in designing, setting goals, and evaluating
    digitization projects

    Planning issues including: budgeting, workflow, copyright, and
    delivery

    Metadata standards and metadata creation

    Selection of materials to be digitize and equipment selection

    Best practices and basic scanning and image manipulation skills

The course will run Mondays - Fridays each week, with the online
portion taking approximately two to three hours per day. Other
readings and assignments may take more time to complete. The
registration fee is $300.00 per person. No refunds will be given
after Friday, February 24, 2006.

For more information or to register for a course see
  <URL:http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/IDI/Track2schedule.htm>

Deadline for registering is Wednesday, February 15, 2006.

Questions?  Please contact

    Amy Maroso
    maroso_at_uiuc.edu
    217-244-4946


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