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Saturday, August 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
607 - I Think You're Projecting: Improving Understanding of Moving Image Archives Users

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Although moving image collections represent some of the most compelling content within our repositories, we have a limited understanding of how these collections are discovered, engaged with, and used. Practitioners discuss efforts to better understand user needs and behaviors as well as innovative patron-oriented methods for promoting engagement including empirical research on the needs of filmmakers and user-generated description, tools for describing and presenting video, and an award-winning documentary.


Laura Jean Treat

Moving Image Preservation Librarian, University of North Texas
Laura Treat currently works as the Moving Image Preservation Librarian at the University of North Texas where she oversees the preservation and digitization of the libraries' moving image materials including the NBC 5/KXAS Television News Collection. She previously worked as the Assistant to the Technical Director at the Texas Archive of the Moving Image while earning her MSIS at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Edward Benoit

Assistant Professor, School of Library & Information Science, Louisiana State University
Edward Benoit, III is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Louisiana State University. His research focuses on participatory and community archives, archival access, digital collections, and nontraditional archival materials. His dissertation analyzed social tags generated by domain experts and novices in a minimally processed digital archive. Currently, his research continues focusing on social tagging... Read More →

Nicolette Bromberg

Visual Materials Curator, University of Washington
Nicolette Bromberg is the Visual Materials Curator at the University of Washington. She previously worked as the Visual Materials Curator at the Wisconsin Historical Society and Photo Archivist for the Kansas Collection at the University of Kansas Spencer Library.
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Emily Vinson

Audiovisual Archivist, University of Houston Libraries
Emily Vinson is Audiovisual Archivist at the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections. Prior to UH, Emily worked as a “lone arranger” at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; a project archivist preserving unique audio holdings at New York Public Radio; and a fellow in Preservation Administration at New York Public Library. She holds an MS in Information Studies with a Certificate of Advanced Studies in... Read More →

Saturday August 6, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
Room 204/205 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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