Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Librarians Can Earn LEUs at IGS Events

Attention Indiana librarians! You can earn LEUs at both the IGS Annual Conference on April 8 and the Society Management Seminar on April 7.

The IGS Annual Conference will be held Saturday, April 8 at the Indianapolis Public Library, 40 E. St. Clair St. Featured speaker Tony Burroughs will discuss:
  • Digital Research of African-Americans
  • Off the Beaten Path: Unusual Sources for Research
  • Freedmen's Bureau Research
  • Creating Order Out of Chaos
In addition, Tina Lyons, Ron Darrah, and Mauri Stotts Pratt will present on using County Commissioner records, Indianapolis Public School records, and hidden treasures in Midwestern archives.

The IGS Society Management Seminar will be held Friday, April 7 at the Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. Topics include:
  • Planning Your Digitization Project: Things to Know Before You Scan, with Connie Redfield, Digital Initiatives Librarian at the Indiana State Library
  • Panel Discussion: Local Digitization Projects
  • Preservation of Archival Records and Special Collections, with Ramona Duncan-Huse of the Indiana Historial Society
  • What Goes Up? Choosing What to Put Online, with Susan Sutton of the Indiana Historical Society
  • Tour of the IHS Conservation Lab and the William H. Smith Memorial Library. 

You can register online on the IGS website. (That page also has an option to print out and mail in a registration form.)

We look forward to seeing you there!

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