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Digitising Collections: Planning & Practicalities

24 October | 09:30 - 13:30

Council of National Cultural Institutions (CNCI)

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National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin 2

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Digitising Collections: Planning & Practicalities

National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin 2

This 2019 seminar will focus is on preparations necessary for cataloguing and digitisation projects.  Feedback received from previous events informed us that this is an area where people working with cultural collections could benefit from guidance and from exposure to relevant projects and examples.  

Free of charge/booking essential

9.30 – 9.50 Registration 

9.50 – 10.00 Introduction 

10.00 – 10.40 Susanna Hillhouse, Head of Collections Service at the National Trust Scotland (NTS).  'Revealing NTS Collections - how we planned, and continued planning for success'

10.40 – 11.10 Cydney Thompson, Chester Beatty Library   Workflow for Digitisation

11.10-11.20 Q&A

11.20 – 11.50 Coffee/Tea Break (National Gallery Courtyard)

11.50 – 12.20 Zoe Reid, Conservator, The National Archives   Conservation for digitisation:  What we have learnt over the last 5 years

12.20 – 12.50 David Davison and Edwin Davison of Davison & Associates specialists in photographic conservation   Degradation of Photographic Negatives and Prioritising their Digitisation

12.50 – 13.15 Q&A