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Friday, August 5 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
409 - Working Together To Manage Digital Records: A Congressional Archives Perspective

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Archivists who work with congressional papers have been collaborating to improve management of the transfer and donation of digital congressional records. Using their experiences as a case study, they share lessons learned about working with each other, the donors and their staffs, and other stakeholders that are applicable to a wide range of archives. They offer perspectives from different stages of the records life cycle, explore how they intersect, and share goals for future improvements.

Stahl: Digital Preservation for Congressional Committees


Mat Darby

Head of Arrangement and Description, Russell Library, University of Georgia
Mat Darby has served as Head of Arrangement and Description at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia since 2013. He also serves as curator of the Russell Library's Georgia Disability History Archive.


Elisabeth Butler

Deputy Archivist, U.S. Senate
Elisabeth started archiving electronic records from the Senate in 2004 as the archivist for the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. In the Senate Historical Office, she is responsible for archiving the electronic records of, and providing other archival services for, a number of different Senate committees and Senate offices.

John Caldwell

National Digital Stewardship Resident, U.S. Senate Historical Office
John Caldwell is a Certified Archivist who earned his MLS from the University of Maryland, College Park, specializing in archives and records management. He has held archivist positions at the U.S. Senate, Consumer Electronics Association, and the World Bank Group. His role as a NDSR Resident it to study the current electronic records archiving practices in the U.S. Senate and make recommendations for aligning current Senate workflows with... Read More →

Katie Delacenserie

Archivist - U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Katie Delacenserie has served as archivist to the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs since 2010. She holds a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire and a MLS from the University of Maryland. She serves on the Electronic Records Committee and Steering Committee of the Congressional Papers Roundtabe.
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Danielle Emerling

Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers, West Virginia University
Danielle Emerling is Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist at the West Virginia University Libraries. Previously, she was a congressional papers archivist at the University of Delaware. She serves as Vice Chair of the Congressional Papers Roundtable.
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Adriane Hanson

Digital Curation and Processing Archivist, Russell Library, University of Georgia
Ms. Hanson is Digital Curation and Processing Archivist at the Russell Library, University of Georgia, a position she has held since October 2012. She built and manages their digital archives program and has worked with several congressional offices on their digital donations. She is a member of SAA's Congressional Papers Roundtable Electronic Records Committee. Ms. Hanson received her MSI with a concentration in Archives and Records Management... Read More →
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Matthew C. Stahl

Committee Archivist, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
BA in History from the University of California, San Diego, and an MLS and MA in History from the University of Maryland. I have worked for the Commerce Committee for a little over two years. Prior to this, I was a high school History and Economics teacher. I was also employed as a Cataloguer/Indexer at the Shoah Foundation, where I worked with oral histories of Holocaust survivors.

Friday August 5, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 206/207 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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