2019 SEFLIN Breakthrough Digitization Awards Winners

Broward County Library
The Broward County Library will be digitizing and preserving 35mm film slides from their Broward County Historical Archives and the Special Collections at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center
Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Public Library
The Oakland Park Public Library, in partnership with the Oakland Park Historical Society, is working to preserve, digitize, and share the rich and unique history of one of the oldest communities in Broward County
Florida International University
Florida International University (FIU) and the South Florida National Parks are working on a digitization initiative to create an online collection of materials that illustrate the development of South Florida lands into what would become the Everglades National Park
Nova Southeastern University
The Alvin Sherman Library will be partnering with the Naval Air Station Ft. Lauderdale Museum to preserve and digitize their extensive collections relating to South Florida history during World War II

Upcoming Workshops

RDA Authority Work
This workshop will explore a variety of topics related to RDA authority work, such as how to find and interpret RDA/MARC authority records, how to establish personal name authorized access points, and how to ensure that your MARC bibliographic records include the appropriate authorized access points for user-friendly access. Plenty of examples and hands-on exercises will be provided. Bring your laptop and be prepared to learn in a real-world context.
May 10, 2019
8:30am to 3:45pm


Linked Data for Libraries
Participants will learn about Resource Description Framework (RDF), its importance to the functioning of the semantic web, and how to serialize RDF data to make it machine-readable. In addition, participants will discover how BIBFRAME  is connected to linked data. The basics of Dublin Core, XML, and the software program Oxygen will be covered so that participants will be able to create well-formed linked data in RDF/XML by the end of the workshop. Bring your laptop to get the most of this training.
July 12, 2019
9:30am to 4:30pm

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