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Special Interest Group Archive: Digitization 6/25/2014

These are the notes from meetings dating back to 2015.

June 25, 2014 Meeting

The first digitization SIG convened at the SENYLRC office on June 25, and it was a great introduction to a way that like-minded professional can meet and collaborate. See the notes from this meeting below:

Questions...

Questions about fund raising for digitization projects?

 

Organizations that provide grant funding. Where to find?

Foundation directory at: Poughkeepsie Public Library – Adriance, Newburgh FL, Kinston library

https://apps.cio.ny.gov/apps/cfa/

Questions about fund raising for digitization projects?

 

Organizations that provide grant funding. Where to find?

Foundation directory at: Poughkeepsie Public Library – Adriance, Newburgh FL, Kinston library

https://apps.cio.ny.gov/apps/cfa/

Newspapers...

free marketing and social networks. Social networks: twitter, fb, linkedin, instragram, tumblr,

have a website/ web presence

use local free radio and newspaper opportunities

Don’t be afraid to ask!

Celebrate milestones!

Friend’s groups

Creating a web presence for your digitized collections – widgets, and other ideas for presenting them.

Donations? Any way to ask for money to endow the stuff?

Orange county arts council

Links

Ideas for Future Meetings

workshop idea:

not for profit expert to talk about marketing suggestions.

Ideas for future Digitization SIGS:

Getting your “house” in order prior to digitization

Best practices and examples of cool projects. Aware of what’s going on in the field.

Common core and how digitized content can support educators

Outreach marketing – what social media are people using to promote collections.

Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
21 South Elting Corners Road | Highland, NY 12528
Phone: (845) 883-9065
www.senylrc.org