How to digitally preserve your photos & files presentation


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 11:56 am
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Press release submitted by Joseph Durham


Quad-Cities Computer Society to meet Monday, March 3 at 7 p.m.
"How to Digitally Preserve Your Photos & Files" presented by Lisa Huntsha, Archivist / Librarian
Swenson Swedish Immigration
Research Center
Augustana College at Butterworth Education Center on the corner of 7th Street and 12th Avenue in Moline.

Lisa will present practical tips on how to preserve your family photographs and documents with a digital back up. She will discuss projects you can do in your home office using a scanner. She will also discuss preservation techniques and file management for your current digital content. Hardware, software, handling techniques, and work flow will be discussed.

A special invitation to new computer users is being extended to attend the Beginners SIG (Special Interest Group ) which meets at 5:30 p.m. just before the main meeting.

QCS monthly program meetings are open to the public, free, handicapped accessible. Check the Society's website for more details, www.qcs.org.

















 



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