Digital Directions 2014

Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections
Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center
Co-Sponsored by the Portland Art Museum

July 21–23, 2014

World Trade Center Portland
25 SW Salmon Street, 2WTC
Portland, Oregon 97204

Guided by a faculty of national experts and experienced digital collection curators, join colleagues from institutions large and small for 2 ½ days of instruction on basics and best practices for creating good digital objects, collections, and initiatives. Network with colleagues who have similar challenges, interact with faculty one-on-one,  and visit one of America’s greatest cities.  See you in Portland!


Administrators and staff from libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, and other collections-holding organizations nationwide, as well as corporate archivists and government records managers. The conference will benefit anyone eager to learn about digitization basics and planning and managing digital projects. The conference is geared toward participants with a beginning level of digital knowledge, as well as intermediate-level participants who want to keep up with current trends and evolving standards and best practices.


  • Digital Project Planning 101
  • Digital Imaging Standards and Best Practices
  • Metadata
  • Digitizing audio and video
  • Building a Digital Lab
  • Discovery and Access Tools
  • Trusted Digital Repositories
  • Cloud 101
  • Funding for Digitization Projects
  • Collaboration
  • Building IT Relationships

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Mon, 07/21/2014 (All day) - Wed, 07/23/2014 (All day)