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Impact! The Importance of Digitization at Smithsonian

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:56 -- AndersonN
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The DPO staff have been thinking and talking with our colleagues about how digitized collections can affect lives in significant and measurable ways by:

- Showcasing examples where digitized collections have initiated creativity, innovation and change in some area of human endeavor;

- Exploring ways museums, archives and libraries can maximize the impact of their digitized collections; and

Nathan Ian Anderson

Role: 
Mass Digitization Program Officer
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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.

Diane Zorich

Diane Zorich
Role: 
Director, Digitization Program Office
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As Director of the Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office (DPO), Diane Zorich leads an expert team in digitizing Smithsonian collections to maximize their impact for the public. She oversees mass digitization, 3D digitization, and digitization assessment activities that develop and improve digitization processes across the Institution, and works to increase the quality and quantity of digital assets representing Smithsonian collections.

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