The Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board (ISHRAB) is hosting Audiovisual Digitization Basics for 25 Illinois archivists and archival volunteers. This online course will be held on February 2, 2022 from 2-3:30 pm. The course is presented by LYRASIS.

This class will enable students to create an outline of a digital project management plan for audio visual collections and understand the resources available for next steps. Persons or organizations who are looking into undertaking an audiovisual digitization project or who will be seeking a grant to fund an audiovisual digitization project are encouraged to take this class.

ISHRAB and its representatives will award scholarships on a first-come, first-served basis until all 25 seats have been filled. As of January 14, there are 9 spots remaining, so please apply ASAP if interested. The completed application form may be submitted by U.S. mail, FAX, or email. All decisions made by the ISHRAB and its representatives will be final. The deadline to apply is January 26, 2022.

Applications are available at https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ilsos.gov/publications/pdf_publications/ard173.pdf__;!!Dq0X2DkFhyF93HkjWTBQKhk!B8Jd94y3Oj2U_NAc6oRYxXf2QL94uB5PBd4RE0evD5HhOVawvFbvOiTMGpXfYKzhvdQIKjJZFQZuysS2kbK7JCOQ$ .

Funds for this opportunity are provided by a State Board Programming Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

If you have any questions or to submit an application, please contact:
David Joens, Director
Illinois State Archives
Margaret Cross Norton Bldg.
Capitol Complex
Springfield, IL 62756

217-782-3492
217-524-3930 (fax)

djoens@ilsos.gov