Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
On Tuesday, September 19th the Orrington Historical Society meets at the Methodist Church at 14 Center Drive (NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE) for a pot luck supper at 5:30 followed by a presentation at 6:30 on digitizing historical records. All are welcome, especially area historical societies. Below is Fisher’s description of the program:
Adam Fisher from the Maine State Library will talk about the Digital Maine Initiative, a growing partnership of libraries, historical societies and museums working together to build a digital collection of Maine-related historical materials that can be shared with the world. Fisher will also talk about technical support, equipment and software that the Maine State Library provides to Maine institutions at no charge to facilitate digitization projects.
Fisher is the Director of Collections Development, Digital Initiatives and Promotion at the Maine State Library in Augusta.