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Stepping Stones: Project Events

Statewide & Regional Stepping Stones to the National Digital Platform

Project Links

To Learn More Contact
Scott Garrison
Executive Director
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)

Project Events

To further the mission of establishing a new shared statewide repository solution and community of practice for digital preservation, the Statewide & Regional Stepping Stones Project held a series of free community-engagement events throughout the Summer/Fall of 2019.

These community-engagement events enlisted the help of libraries, archives, museums, galleries, historical societies and other similar preserving institutions from all across Michigan to help craft the model agreements, policies, and other governance instruments needed to launch this bold new network.

See below for a list of events held.

Michigan Digital Preservation Network - Shared Governance Models Workshop
Sunday, June 16th - 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Mission Point, Mackinac Island - Robinson’s Folly Room (Main Conference Center)
Instructors: Matt Schultz (Grand Valley State University); Alexis Braun-Marks (Eastern Michigan University)

Michigan Digital Preservation Network - Technical Repository Pilot Project Planning
Thursday, June 27th - 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Grand Valley State University - Multi-Purpose Room/Lab 002
Instructors: Matt Schultz (Grand Valley State University); Paul Gallagher (Western Michigan University)

Michigan Digital Preservation Network - Shared Access, Privacy & Security
Friday, November 1st - 8:30 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Library of Michigan - Michigan History Center
Instructors: Matt Schultz (Grand Valley State University); Sarah Mainville (Michigan State University); Matthew Patulski (Poplar Media)