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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.

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Laura Treat

Moving Image Preservation Librarian, University of North Texas
Laura Treat is the moving image preservation librarian at UNT where she oversees film preservation and digitization. She earned her MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include histories of regional film production and distribution and user-driven d... Read More →

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Edward Benoit

Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University

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... Read More →

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