Heritage Collections Forum 2015

13-14 May 2015, State Library of Queensland

The Heritage Collections Forum brought together practitioners from across NSLA libraries with expertise in collection management (archives, pictures and maps), metadata, digital collection and preservation, copyright and Indigenous collections.

Presentations are available at the bottom of this page, with short video excerpts for selected sessions linked in the program below.

Day one

A Quick SIP: Efficient description and digitisation workflows for pictorial collections

Videos:

Presentation (download below):

  • A quick SIP: Efficient description and digitisation workflows for pictorial collections - Brenton Lovett (Streamlining Innovations), Kevin Bradley (NLA), Jo Ritale (SLV) and Nicki Mackay-Sim (NLA)

Metadata: The key to discovery

Video: 

Presentations (download below):

  • Introduction on standards - Nicola Frean (NLNZ)
  • Metadata workshop - Marie-Louise Ayres and Joanne Evans (NLA)

Appraisal and valuation in the GLAM sector

Presentations (download below):

  • Valuations and changing exchange rates - Adrienne Carlson (valuer)
  • The Precious: valuing our heritage collections - Rachel Esson (NLNZ)

Appraising born digital archives

Presentations (download below):

  • Forensic Toolkit - Emma Jolley (NLA)
  • Reflections on appraisal and valuation of born digital collections - Kevin Molloy (SLV)

Significance assessment

Presentation (download below):

  • Significance assessment - Jo Ritale (SLV)

Day two

Digital Scholarship

Presentations (download below):

  • Digital scholarship - Joanne Evans (Monash University)
  • Research datasets and metadata: case studies - Conal Tuohy (developer)

Promoting our archival resources

Presentations (download below):

  • Digitisation: what now? - Maggie Patton (SLNSW)
  • Case study: ancestry.com - Ben Mercer (Ancestry)

Copyright, legal issues and take-down policies

Presentations (download below):

  • Copyright, legal issues and takedown - Janice van de Velde (SLV)
  • Take down examples, cultural rights - Kerry Blinco (NTL)

Managing Indigenous collections

Videos:

Presentations (download below):

  • Managing Indigenous Collections - Kerry Blinco (NTL), Maxine Briggs (SLV), Susanna Iuliano (SLWA) and Kirsten Thorpe (SLNSW)
  • Managing Indigenous collections - Kerry Blinco (NTL)
  • Indigenous Services at SLNSW - Kirsten Thorpe (SLNSW)