Lunch with the Libraries - Preservation and Access: The Importance of Digitization

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Sponsored by the Sheridan Libraries & University Museums, the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries, and the Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Entrepreneurship Affinity

Join us to learn how the Sheridan Libraries’ Digitization Services unit brings gorgeous antiquities to life on the screen. Digitization specialist Cameron Hanley will present a tour of the lab and show examples of rare items from the Libraries' collections that have been digitized at exceptionally high-resolution, providing Hopkins scholars and researchers worldwide with safe and efficient access to these unique, primary-source materials. This access is especially critical in the era of social distancing and remote learning.

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
Please click this URL to join. https://jh.zoom.us/j/91201937933
Or join by phone: US: +1 301 715 8592
Webinar ID: 912 0193 7933

MEET OUR SPEAKER
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Cameron Hanley, Digitization Specialist, The Sheridan Libraries

Cameron Hanley is a digitization specialist in the Sheridan Libraries’ Digitization Services unit. A Baltimore native, he earned his BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017. Cameron’s professional experience includes time as a commercial photographer before transitioning to the world of digitization. He previously worked as a contractor for the Library of Congress and the Chicago Public Library, where he gained a variety of skills handling and scanning many rare materials, including books from Thomas Jefferson’s collection. Cameron applies his fine art photography background and knowledge to methods of digitization and cultural heritage preservation.

To learn more about the Sheridan Libraries and how to join the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries, visit these websites:
https://www.library.jhu.edu 
https://www.library.jhu.edu/give/friends-of-the-libraries/

 Event Date
Friday, December 11, 2020
Start Time: 12:00pm
End Time: 12:30pm

 Contact
Office of Alumni Relations
(410) 516-0808
alumevents@jhu.edu

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