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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.

Diane Zorich

Director, Digitization Program Office

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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