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Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics

  • November 19, 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Zoom Meeting
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  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils.

This workshop offers the attendees the resources to begin a digital project and learn about commonly used metadata fields. This class will be for anyone wishing to learn more about these topics and is required for joining the New York Heritage digital collections website for the Long Island region.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Deciding on a digital project
  • Hands-on digitization examples
  • Metadata - what is 'data about data'
  • Understanding common metadata fields 
  • Setting up a spreadsheet for your collection items
This program is not being recorded. 

Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone,

Professional Development Hours:  (.3 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - We have implemented a two step verification process for security purposes and to maintain accurate attendance records.  You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. 

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at   

If you do not already have a zoom account you will be prompted to do so upon logging into the meeting.  If this is the first time you are using Zoom, after you have created an account, you can join the meeting by entering the Meeting ID/ Password provided to you in the confirmation email.  You can access all subsequent Zoom meetings by clicking the meeting link in the confirmation email.

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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