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Thematic Workshop cum Panel discussion on
Digitization and Digital Preservation

29 November 2013 (Friday)
Time: 10:00 -11:20 PM
Venue: Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

The aim of the workshop is to introduce digitization and digital preservation to audience who are currently planning or considering initiating digitization and digital preservation projects. It gives an overview of digitization and digital preservation program.

The Digitization section of the workshop covers planning digitization projects at both ends of the scale, mass-digitization and non-mass digitization projects. An overview of the digitization processes including preparation of materials to be digitized, scanning processes, OCR and error correction, and layout analysis/Zoning is discussed. Matadata schema, tagging and construction of digital objects are also included. Digitization standards and best practices are briefly covered.

The second half of the workshop Digital Preservation section covers, scope of preservation, OAIS reference model, preservation planning, implementation practices are briefly discussed. Preservation metadata and metadata standards, scalability, trust management are introduced. Digital Preservation capability maturity models and cost models are briefly covered.

Tentative Agenda

Timings Topic Panelist
10.30-10.35 am Moderator TBD
10.35-11.15 am Lead Speaker Dr Raju Budhdharaja
Consultant, National Library Board, Singapore and
Consultant, Contentra Technoligies India Limited
11:15-11:25 am Panelist 1 Mr Vishal Salgotra
Business Development Director and Founder Member, Contentra Technoligies India Limited

1115-1125 am Open Discussion  
11:25-11:30 am Summing Up Moderator
1130-11:35 am Vote of Thanks TERI