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Saturday, August 6 • 10:30am - 11:30am
710 - Changing Tides: Navigating Continuing Education Needs Across Archives, Libraries and Museums

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The Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries, and Museums' Mapping the Landscape project focuses on documenting continuing education and professional development needs of staff across cultural memory institutions. The panelists discuss the project's goals, products (publications and data collection tools), and initial findings. Archivists involved in the project lead a discussion of how archives use this information in their work.

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Laurie Gemmill Arp

Director, Collections Services and Community Supported Software, LYRASIS
Laurie directs the ArchivesSpace & CollectionSpace programs,open source collection management software. She also directs training & consulting services. Previously, she worked at OCLC & the Ohio History Connection. She has degrees from UCLA, UCI and UCSD.

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Tom Clareson, Performing Arts Readiness Project, Project Director

Tom Clareson is Project Director of the Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project. He serves as Senior Consultant for Digital & Preservation Services at LYRASIS, consulting and teaching nationally and internationally on preservation, disaster preparedness, digitization, digital preservation, special collections/archives, remote storage, funding, strategic planning, and advocacy for libraries, archives, and museums. Clareson serves as Vice Pre... Read More →

Laurie Sather

Chair, Education Committee, Hagley Museum and Library
Laurie Sather is the Audiovisual Archivist at Hagley Museum and Library and Chair of the Education Committee for MARAC. Previously positions include the public services librarian for the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Department, a project archivist at Drexel University... Read More →

Lisa M. Sjoberg

Archivist & Digital Collections Librarian, Concordia College
Lisa Sjoberg is the College Archivist and Digital Collections Librarian at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She earned a Master of Arts in speech communication at North Dakota State University and a Master of Library and Information Science, concentrating in archives and... Read More →

Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
Room 208/209 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303