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See us at the CRKN Conference this week!


We’ll be at the 2019 CRKN Access to Knowledge Conference for the rest of this week!The conference features an entire day of sessions and discussions around preserving and providing access to digital heritage materials.

Join us for a full day of programming that investigates how stakeholders are working to meet digitization, access, and preservation goals for heritage content. Our lineup includes sessions on digitization strategies, rights and permissions for heritage content, sharing digital heritage through technology, decolonizing metadata, and more. Our keynote address will be delivered by Leslie Weir, the new Librarian and Archivist of Canada.

In-person tickets are sold out, but you can watch Thursday and Friday’s livestream:

You can still join us for the live-stream of the Transforming Scholarly Communications workshop on October 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and the sessions on Digital Heritage Content and Preservation on October 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. Recordings of these sessions will also be posted to the CRKN conference following the event. To sign-up for the live-stream, please email

Loren will be part of Friday’s session on digital heritage:

Joint NHDS & CRKN Session on Digitization Strategies in Canada (9:15 to 10:30 a.m.)
Bringing together experts from the international, national, regional and local levels, this session will explore the current landscape of digitization work in Canada. Participants will gain a wide-ranging overview of how different organizations approach their projects, explore what gaps need to be filled, and discuss how to coordinate to achieve best results. Though this discussion, panelists and participants will be invited to consider the way in which we can strengthen Canada’s digitization capacity, and brainstorm ways to make the most of our existing capacity.

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