1. Recording of a live broadcast by Jacob Nadal that took place on January 10, 2012.

    In the second part of our four-part series on Digital Preservation, this webinar will present and explain: the basic formats and standards used in digital text and digital image collections for libraries, archives, and museums; the development of text and image formats; the significant technical features that pertain to digital libraries.

    Text formats and encodings introduced include ASCII, Unicode/UTF-8, and the family of standards around XML, including HTML, CSS, and EAD. Imaging topics include formats and standards, particularly TIFF, JPEG and JPEG2000, and PDF, as well as issues inherent in color management and compression.

    At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will be able to make informed decisions about text and image digitization projects and revisit their planned or existing project with an eye to making sure they will be useful sustainable into the future.

    Presented by the California State Library and the California Preservation Program, this webinar will be of interest to library staff and archivists who are involved in developing digital projects, no special technical background required.

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  2. Recording of a live broadcast by Jacob Nadal that took place on December 8, 2011.

    The uncertainties that go hand in hand with new technologies in digital preservation can make “once and for all” preservation approaches impractical. This first in a series of four webinars will present basic concepts and approaches to dealing with crucial digital preservation issues today and make decisions that will position you for success in the future.

    Topics include storing digital objects, choosing and understanding risks in file formats, planning for migration and emulation, and the roles of metadata in digital preservation.

    Presented by the California State Library and the California Preservation Program, future webinars in the series will provide a deeper introduction to file formats used in digital libraries and the core issues in reliably storing digital content for the long-term. This webinar will be of interest to library staff and archivists who are involved in developing digital projects. No special technical background required.

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  4. Recording of a live broadcast by Jacob Nadal that took place on March 20, 2012.

    In the last of our four-part series on Digital Preservation, this webinar present and explain: basic formats and standards used in digital audio and video collections for libraries, archives, and museums; the development of audio and video formats and introduce participants to the significant technical features that pertain to digital libraries; audio formats and encodings introduced include Pulse-Code Modulation (PCM), WAV and BWAV, and the issues related to compression for online delivery; video topics include formats and standards, particularly the role of compression and data storage; the meaning of “HD” and options for video transfer and capture, as well as format and encodings for uncompressed video and the Motion JPEG standards.

    Participants in this webinar will be able to make informed decisions about digital audio and video projects and revisit their planned or existing projects with an eye to making sure they will be useful sustainable into the future.

    This webinar will be of interest to: Librarians archivists who are involved in developing digital projects, no special technical background required.

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  5. Originally aired: Feb 20, 2003.

    This webcast will explore the key provisions of two major acts that impact California libraries. The California Public Records Act: Is every email you send a public record? Memos to your boss? When can the public get these records? What is excluded? How long must a library keep its records? The Brown Act: What meetings must be open to the public? What kind of notification must be given? What are the exceptions? What constitutes "pending litigation"? Can personnel discussions be closed?

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