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NEW DATE! Digitization and Digital Libraries in France 11/1

RESCHEDULED to Thursday Nov 1, 10am
SML International Room

Many of France's ancient and valuable collections are excellent candidates for digitization. Yet the different library settings in which these collections are housed makes it difficult to lead a comprehensive approach to digital initiatives. In this forum Bernadette Vincent will discuss the challenges involved in creating a holistic strategy for digitizing collections in France, the major achievements to date, and ideas for tackling future projects.

Bernadette Vincent is a librarian from the Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et civilisations (BULAC) in Paris. She is visiting the Yale Library on a Fulbright grant in order to investigate best practices related to the digitization of non-Roman manuscripts. All are welcome to attend the talk.

Yale University Library's Standing Committee on Professional Awareness, SCOPA, strives to encourage professional growth and the development of librarianship as a dynamic profession. SCOPA organizes a regular series of forums devoted to a wide range of topics concerning initiatives in Yale libraries and academic libraries in general. SCOPA welcomes suggestions concerning possible future forums.