Foundational Assembly Held to Support NHDS

mtg-photoOver 130 people participated in the Foundational Assembly, held on October 14th, 2016 at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) in Ottawa, to support the Canadian National Heritage Digitization Strategy. The all-day event included presentations from community leaders, followed by an open discussion around the challenges, opportunities, potential audiences and key elements of digitization.

Presentations included:

  • Hildelies Balk-Pennington de Jongh – Implementing a Digital Strategy: Lessons Learned in The Netherlands
  • Larry Alford – Building the Digital Library: Digitization at the University of Toronto Libraries
  • Carol Shepstone – CRKN and Heritage Digitization
  • Sandra Singh – Digitization Vancouver Public Library

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