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Event Series Event Series: UVA-DPC Mini-Conference

A Discussion on the Considerations of Digitization

September 27, 2022 All day


About the Event

Neel Agrawal discusses the various considerations involved in developing a digitization plan for your project. This recorded demonstration was given at a two-day hybrid mini-conference titled “Towards the Development of a Community for Digital Edition Publishing: A Forum for Discussing Metadata, Preservation, Digital Publication Tools, and Open Access.”

About the Presenter

Neel Agrawal is the Digital Projects Librarian at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Neel manages and curates LMU’s vast array of open access digital collections. Previously, he managed LA Law Library’s extensive collection of foreign and international law, launched the South Asia Open Archives, and served as an inaugural fellow at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab for his groundbreaking work on African Drumming Laws. Neel draws on his extensive social justice background cultivated through working for the National ACLU and interning at the Soros Foundations, South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre, and the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. He obtained Juris Doctor and Bachelor’s Degrees from Michigan State University, as well as a Master of Library and Information Science Degree from University of Washington.