Workshop On Data Management And Preservation

When:
June 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2018-06-01T10:00:00-06:00
2018-06-01T14:00:00-06:00
Where:
Teton County Library
125 Virginian Ln
Jackson, WY 83001
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Pat Newbern
307-777-8907

Want to learn how to work with digital files and metadata?  Chris Lacinak of AVP, a data management consulting and software development firm, will present a free workshop covering automating the extraction of metadata from files, working with data in spreadsheets, and how to preserve the authenticity and integrity of your data.  There will be hands-on training in digital preservation tools such as Exactly, MediaInfo, ExifTool, MDQC, and Fixity. Participants should have solid computer skills and good working knowledge of spreadsheet applications.

This workshop is sponsored by the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

 

Chris Lacinak will present a workshop on data management and preservation in Jackson on June 1. The workshop will be held from 10:00-2:00 in the computer lab at the Teton County Library. Mr. Lacinak is the founder and president of AVP, a data management consulting and software development firm.

The following topics will be covered during the workshop:

• how to deliver and acquire digital files and metadata with verifiable authenticity

• how to automate the process of extracting metadata from files

• tips on properly working with data in spreadsheets

• how to monitor and maintain data integrity over time

The workshop will include an introduction to, demonstration of, and hands-on training on how to use these free tools designed to assist with data management and digital preservation: Exactly, MediaInfo, ExifTool, MDQC, and Fixity. Windows computers, applications, and sample data will be provided for use by participants. Participants should have solid computer skills and good working knowledge of spreadsheet applications.

Registration: There is no charge to attend the workshop, but space is limited and registration is required.

To register, please contact Pat Newbern at [email protected] or 307-777-8907.

This workshop is sponsored by the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

For more information about the workshop, please visit the State Historical Records Advisory Board’s webpage or contact Pat Newbern at [email protected] or 307-777-8907.