PASIG WEBINAR: Leslie Johnston, Library of Congress, to Present Overview of NDIIPP and NDSA Initiatives
From Art Pasquinelli, Director Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation, Oracle
Redwood City, CA The next PASIG webinar will be "An Introduction to the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) and its Digital Preservation Initiatives" by Leslie Johnston of the Library of Congress on Monday, April 15 at 11:30am EST.
This presentation will provide an introduction to the work of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) at the Library of Congress and its recent initiatives, including the National Digital Stewardship Alliance and guidelines for Personal Digital Archiving. The presentation will also briefly cover the problems that members of the NDIIPP community find themselves facing, and how collaborative and distributed efforts can help the community find solutions.
Leslie Johnston has over twenty years experience in digitization and digital conversion, setting and applying metadata and content standards, and overseeing the development of digital content management and delivery systems and services. She is the Acting Directory of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress, and until recently was
the Chief of Repository Development at the Library. Previously, she served as the Head of Digital Access Services at the University of Virginia Library; Head of Instructional Technology and Library Information Systems at the Harvard Design School; the Academic Technology Specialist for Art for the Stanford University Libraries; and as Database Specialist for the Getty Research Institute. She has also been active in the museum community, working for various museums and teaching courses on museum systems.