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Impact! The importance of digitization at Smithsonian

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:56 -- AndersonN

This year’s Digitization Fair is open to the public! The topic for 2017 is IMPACT

Seats for Day 1 are still available, but going fast!  Click here to find out more and register!

Why “impact”?  Cultural heritage institutions know how to make their digital collections accessible. Our new challenge is demonstrating how they can shape lives, society and the large issues of our time.

Nathan Ian Anderson

Mass Digitization Program Officer

A graduate from Parsons School of Design in NYC, Photographer and project manager Nathan Anderson comes to the Smithsonian Institution with over twenty years of experience as an image specialist. Responsible for overseeing the digitization of roughly over 500,000 objects within his first two years at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum and the National Museum of Natural History he is no stranger to working with our varied collections, from a rare Tiffany vase to a 30 million year old fossilized specimen.


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