Workshop on "Digitalization Strategies and Best-practices for Safeguarding Ancient Documentary Heritage" in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
© UNESCO/Andrea Cairola
Protecting Ancient Documentary Heritage
The National Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for UNESCO, the Grand People’s Study House are organizing the workshop on "Digitalization Strategies and Best-practices for Safeguarding Ancient Documentary Heritage" in consultation with UNESCO Beijing Office. This event will be facilitated by Prof. WANG Xincai, deputy-dean and professor at the School of Information Management, Wuhan University, China.
The workshop will provide essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills for the Grand People’s Study House's staff as well as for staff from provincial libraries and other relevant organizations. This event will build the capacity of the participants in strategizing the initiated digitalization process of the GPSH’s collections and taking advantage of best-practices as per the Vancouver Declaration on “MoW in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation” as well as the MoW’s Digitization Guidelines.
It will have session on:
- creating an E-library/digital-library;
- strategies and best-practices for digitalization, preserving antique documents, digitalizing, cataloguing;
- database creation and maintenance for digital libraries, managing
server/backup for digital libraries both in terms of hardware and software;
- strategies to providing access to provincial libraries according to information sharing best-practices.
|Type of Event||Meeting by Member States or Institutions|
|Start||17.06.2013 10:00 local time|
|End||20.06.2013 19:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Cairola, Andrea|
|Organizer||The National Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for UNESCO, the Grand People’s Study House|
|Contact||Andrea Cairola (email@example.com)|
|Country||Democratic People's Republic of Korea|
|Permanent Delegation Contact||Permanent Delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to UNESCO|
|Language of Event||English|
|Estimated number of participants||20|
|Link 1||Memory of the World|
|Link 2||The Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation|