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Thursday, August 4 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
202 - More Than Just Metadata: Bringing Context to Digital Collections Through Digital Exhibits

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In an effort to bring context to their digital collections, many institutions are using these materials to create digital exhibits and similar features. Panelists representing a variety of institution types discuss their motivations for creating digital exhibits and other means of contextualization; the tools, processes, and collaborations involved; and the results of this work.

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Heather Gilbert

Head of Digital Scholarship and Services, College of Charleston Libraries
Heather Gilbert is the Head of Digital Scholarship and Services for Addlestone Library at the College of Charleston, the Project Director for the Lowcountry Digital Library and Digital Collections Manager for the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative. She serves as Associate Director for the Coastal Region and Metadata Coordinator for the South Carolina Digital Library. She holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and an MLIS... Read More →


Sherri Berger

Special Collections Product Manager, California Digital Library
Sherri Berger is a Product Manager at the California Digital Library. She works on collaborative digital projects to provide greater access to special collections throughout California. She managed the two-year project build a next-generation Calisphere service (both the interface and underlying ingest platform), and is currently spearheading the effort envision and implement exhibitions on the site.

Sally Brazil

Chief, Archives and Records Management, The Frick Collection
Sally Brazil has been the Chief of Archives and Records Management at The Frick Collection since 1997. She has a Masters Degree in Library Science from Columbia University,an MA from New York University and completed her undergraduate work at Stanford University.
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Pamela Campbell

Digital Projects Librarian, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Pamela Campbell is a digital projects librarian at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis where she works on FRASER, a mixed subject and institutional repository that preserves and provides access to economic and banking data and policy documents. Pamela has a Master of Arts in Information Science & Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Lisa Cruces

Hispanic Collections Archivist, University of Houston Libraries
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Bethany Scott

Coordinator of Digital Projects, University of Houston Libraries
Bethany serves as Coordinator of Digital Projects with the University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections, where she is responsible for planning and coordinating digitization of archival materials, creating online exhibits, facilitating cross-departmental workflows, and ensuring the preservation of born-digital archival materials. A cataloger in a past life, her professional interests include metadata schema, classification, and descriptive... Read More →

Thursday August 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Grand Ballroom West Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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