Digitisation Practitioners Group

Background
Among the QULOC member community there is a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding digital and special collections work. A Digitisation practitioner group has been developed between QULOC institutions to enable QULOC members the opportunity for new insights to be developed through knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Terms of reference
  • To facilitate a forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge of digitisation matters pertaining to libraries in the higher education sector.
  • To monitor and discuss emerging digitisation and preservation issues, trends and developments in Australia and internationally.
  • To communicate and/or collaborate with QULOC Working Parties on matters of shared interest.
  • To share and educate others on standards and metadata relating to digitisation

Reporting
The Digitisation Practitioners Group will report to the Information Resources and Access Working Party. They will provide a report to be included in the working party’s Annual Report to the University Librarians’ Committee for their November meeting.

Membership
Institution
Name
Queensland University of Technology
Jill Rogers (Coordinator)
Bond University
Gail White

Charles Darwin University
Jessie Ng
Griffith University
Michael Banks
James Cook University
Stephanie Morton
Queensland University of Technology
Greg Steele
State Library of Queensland
Dave Allen
State Library of Queensland
Grant Collins
State Library of Queensland
Vicki Bates
State Library of Queensland
Karen Stone
State Library of Queensland
Serena Coates
State Library of Queensland
Margaret Warren
University of Queensland
Elizabeth Alvey
University of Queensland
Christine Heslehurst
University of Southern Queensland
Mandy Callow

Meeting agendas and reports
http://www.quloc.org.au/DPG+meeting+agendas+and+reports (Members only)


· To facilitate a forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge of digitisation matters pertaining to libraries in the higher education sector.
· To monitor and discuss emerging digitisation and preservation issues, trends and developments in Australia and internationally.
· To communicate and/or collaborate with QULOC Working Parties on matters of shared interest.
· To share and educate others on standards and metadata relating to digitisation