American Library Association Annual Conference

Interested in learning about the Islandora open-source digital asset management system?  The Islandora team will be presenting a pre-conference workshop at ALA suitable for new users and current implementers. Learn how Islandora is simplifying the process of creating robust digital collections and workspaces. Spots are limited, so sign up soon.


Building Digital Collections Using Islandora
Speaker: Mark Leggott, University of Prince Edward Island; Kirsta Stapelfeldt, University of Prince Edward Island;

This session will introduce the key concepts underpinning the Islandora Digital Asset Management system. Participants will learn the basics of running this rich repository system and how to utilize common “solution packs” to create and theme collections in Islandora. Participants will learn how to begin modeling and curating custom data collections and how to migrate from other repository systems, including ContentDM, DSpace and more. Textbooks and system access will be provided; participants should bring computers.

Please note: you do not have to register for ALA Annual Conference to attend a preconference. Visit the LITA website for more information on registration and other LITA events at ALA Annual Conference:

http://www.ala.org/lita/conferences/annual/2012

 http://litablog.org/2012/03/lita-preconferences-at-ala-annual-conference/