Worried about how your library will tackle digital preservation? Dealing with writing policies and procedures around stewarding your digital collections? Take a one-day course on April 5th to learn the basics: Continue reading Learn the basics of digital preservation with the Archives Association of Ontario
#1Lib1Ref is a yearly chance for library and heritage professionals to try their hand at improving Wikipedia’s accuracy and reliability. The campaign starts today and goes until February 5th. Continue reading It’s #1Lib1Ref time again!
We’ll be at the 2019 Ontario Library Association SuperConference in January! We’ll be presenting in a session about our report on digitization in Ontario public libraries, and we’ll be manning our usual vendor booth in the Expo Hall.
You can still register for our next two webinars with the Southern Ontario Library Service, about ODW’s work with public libraries in the province: Continue reading Two more free webinars with SOLS
For the next two weeks, join us on Twitter as we helm the @openGLAM account to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities we face in Canada.
We’ve just gotten started this morning and will be covering a variety of topics related to digitizing and sharing our cultural heritage. You can learn more about the Open GLAM initiative, run by Open Knowledge, on their website.
Join us with your thoughts, your questions, and the things you want the rest of the world to know about working with open heritage in your organization!
Library and Archives Canada has announced that the next round of their federal project funding for heritage is open:
Allana Mayer will be presenting her work on our Ontario’s Multicultural History virtual exhibits at the Ontario Women’s History Network Annual Conference, happening in Ottawa and Gatineau October 26th-27th.
This year’s conference theme is Exhibiting Gender: Telling Her Stories. Allana will be chatting about curating exhibits and what’s available online about women’s history in Ontario.
All are welcome to register, and there are early-bird discounts if you register before October 9th. We hope to see you there!
Late yesterday afternoon, Library and Archives Canada announced a ten-day consultation period about their upcoming Strategic Plan to 2022.
This fall we are excited to partner with the Southern Ontario Library Service to bring you three (FREE!) webinars exploring the work ODW has done with public libraries to help provide digital content to people living in communities across the province. There’s something here for everyone: students, genealogists, researchers, historians, technologists, library or archives workers, artists, and the curious.
Click on the links to learn more and to register: Continue reading Our fall webinar series with SOLS