Digital Audio Workshop
SouthWest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries and Boone County Public Library
Date & Time
Wednesday, May 6th, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Boone County Public Library - Main Location
1786 Burlington Pike
Burlington, KY 41005
Doug Boyd, Ph.D. is the Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries. Previously, he managed the Digital Program for the University of Alabama Libraries, served as the Director of the Kentucky Oral History Commission and prior to that as the Senior Archivist for the oral history collections at the Kentucky Historical Society. Boyd specializes in the digital technologies associated with the collection, preservation, and digital publication of oral histories. Recently, Boyd designed the Civil Rights in Kentucky Oral History Project Digital Media Database for the Kentucky Historical Society, and co-authored with Henry Glassie the audio CD accompanying Glassie's latest book The Stars of Ballymenone published by Indiana University Press. Boyd's interests are not limited to the technological applications of oral history but include the intellectual components as well. He has recently submitted, for publication, a completed book manuscript which focuses on the dynamics between oral history and public memory.
Jennifer Gregory received her MLS from the University of Kentucky. She has worked in nearly every area of library operations including reference, cataloging, special collections, IT, and administration in both public and academic libraries. She is currently the Virtual Services Librarian at Boone County Public Library, where she manages two consortial groups for Kentucky, one for virtual reference and the other for downloadable digital materials.
Sarah Milligan has been the program administrator for the Kentucky Oral History Commission of the Kentucky Historical Society since 2007. She holds an M.A. in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University and an undergraduate degree in English and German from Oklahoma City University. As the program administrator for the Commission, Milligan manages the granting programs, conducts statewide workshops on conducting oral history as well as offering technical assistance to oral history collection holders around the state. Before joining the Commission, Milligan worked as a folklife specialist for the Kentucky Folklife Program, an interagency of the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Arts Council.
This day long workshop with experts in oral history digital audio is designed for any agency that has an audio collection or interest in the oral history field. Topics covered include:
* Understanding digital formats
* Migration of analog to digital
* Important equipment features and equipment suggestions
* Preservation strategies
* Ways to promote your digital collection
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
The deadline to register is Friday, May 1st, 2009
Contributing Member of SWON Libraries
Friend of SWON Libraries
Contributing Member of NEO-RLS, NORWELD, or SERLS
Victoria L. Sweeney, Continuing Education Coordinator
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