Newspaper Digitization and Preservation at Illinois

Event Information
Event Type
Continuing Education - Webinar
Event Category

Online via Zoom

Free of Charge

Newspaper Digitization and Preservation at Illinois

William Schlaack will detail newspaper digitization experiences and best practices at the University of Illinois. William will describe the selection, collation, quality control, and digital preservation elements to newspaper digitization. Special attention will be given to the work done as a part of the National Digital Newspaper Program.

William Schlaack is the Digital Reformatting Coordinator and Coordinator for Digital Preservation Services at the University of Illinois. He discovered his passion for preservation while working in archives during his senior year of college, leading him to attend the University of Illinois and graduate with an MSLIS in 2012. William now oversees large scale digitization and reformatting projects, including working with the National Digital Newspaper Program, Internet Archive, and HathiTrust.

Part of the series: Funding to Preservation: A Digital Content Lifecycle Webinar Series

  • CARLI and FLVC are pleased to host a 6-part Funding to Preservation: A Digital Content Life Cycle Webinar Series! Spend Tuesdays this summer learning about: grant opportunities to fund digitization, workflows for processing born-digital materials, digitization best practices, digital preservation basics, and the importance of metadata in digital content.  

Professional Development Alliance

This program is available via the Professional Development Alliance (PDA).

Registration Information
  • This webinar is offered by CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) and FLVC (Florida Virtual Campus)

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need assistance regarding this program,  please contact our staff:

Darby Malvey
Programming and Outreach Manager
732-752-7720 ext. 105