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Course Details

May 17th, 2013
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Public Library, and Pratt Institute are pleased to announce a one-day conference that will take place May 17, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Othmer Library of the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street at the corner of Clinton Street. The conference—themed Digital Cultural Heritage and User Experience—will explore the value and impact of digital cultural heritage across museums, libraries, and archives with particular focus on the user experience in both the physical and digital worlds. The event is free and open to the public with RSVP to 718-222-4111 x224 or; seating is limited.

Set in the midst of today's digital revolution, library and information science experts will discuss how digital collections and services transform our cultural institutions and change the way we experience and think about cultural heritage.
The symposium represents the culminating event of Project CHART (Cultural Heritage, Access, Research, and Technology), a three-year collaborative project between Pratt Institute’s School of Information & Library Science (SILS), Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), Brooklyn Museum (BM), and Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) to digitize historical photographs of Brooklyn and make them accessible to members of the public.

Course Format: On Site, Online
Address: 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Duration: 1 Day
Audience Category: Organizations looking for strategic planning for adopting technology to there heritage institution
Level: Managerial and Excecutive
Keynotes(s): Sebastian Chan and Stephen Bury 
Maximum Attendees: Open to the Public
Cost Range: Free
Provider: Brooklyn Historical Society
Sponsored by: IMLS, Brooklyn Museum, Pratt, and BKLYN Public Library

Course website (external link)

This information is provided as a convenience for informational purposes only; it does not constitute an endorsement by the Library of Congress.