History Keepers: Managing and Preserving Digital Files

History Keepers: Managing and Preserving Digital Files

The We Are The History Keepers! workshop  on preserving history, both for families and organizations, changes its formula and switches to shorter, 2-hour monthly sessions tackling a single topics .  These are all online interactive sessions on a Saturday before noon.

This is the second session in the series. The organizers describe content of  this session as follows:

Okay, so you know what to do with your physical collections, but what about digital files? Instructors will go over the unique challenges of preserving digital materials, including the importance of moving your files off of external storage media, like CD-ROMs, where to store them, and the best file formats to use for long-term preservation.

The workshop schedule is as follows: :

  • 1/30/2021   What to Throw Away and What to Keep
  • 2/27/2021   Managing and Preserving Digital Files
  • 3/27/2021   Caring for and Digitizing Legacy Audio-Visual Materials
  • 4/14/2021   Conducting Family History Research Using Archives & Special Collections
  • 5/22/2021   Records Management for Organizations

All meetings on Saturdays at 10 am. To register, follow this google document.

More: The program of the first five sessions, from January to May, 2021 can be found on the We Are History Keepers site.


Starts On

February 27, 2021 - 10:00 am

Ends On

12:00 pm

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United States