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Friday, August 5
 

11:00am

409 - Working Together To Manage Digital Records: A Congressional Archives Perspective
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

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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.

Speakers
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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... Read More →
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John Caldwell

Political Papers Archivist, University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press
John Caldwell is the Coordinator of Political Papers and Electronic Records at the University of Delaware.
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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... Read More →
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Danielle Emerling

Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist, West Virginia University
Danielle Emerling is Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist at the West Virginia University Libraries. She serves as treasurer for the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress and has served as Chair of the SAA Congressional Papers Section.
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Adriane Hanson

Head of Digital Stewardship, University of Georgia
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Matt Stahl

University Archivist, University of California, Santa Barbara
Since July 3, 2017, I have worked as the University Archivist at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to this, I served as the inaugural Archivist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, from 2013-2017. I also have an extensive background... Read More →


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

3:00pm

501 - Making ArchivesSpace Work for You
ArchivesSpace has more than 250 member institutions that are somewhere along the implementation path. In this lightning session the speakers from seven institutions highlight specific, practical ways that archivists with minimal to moderate technical expertise have customized ArchivesSpace to meet local needs. Topics include how to write or install simple plugins, customize importers and exporters, generate reports and statistics, and develop custom scripts or applications to interact with the ArchivesSpace API. Audience discussion is encouraged!

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Noah Huffman

Archivist for Metadata, Systems, and Digital Records, Duke University
Noah Huffman is the Archivist for Metadata, Systems, and Digital Records in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. He coordinates metadata activities, oversees archival collection management systems, and manages other technical services operati... Read More →

Speakers
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Mark Custer

Archivist / Metadata Coordinator, Yale University
Mark Custer is an archivist and metadata coordinator at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. He has been heavily involved with the implementation of ArchivesSpace at Yale University, and he is the former chair of the ArchivesSpace Public User Interface Enhancement Project... Read More →
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Alexander Duryee

Metadata Archivist, New York Public Library
Alexander Duryee is the Metadata Archivist for the New York Public Library. His work focuses on improving archival metadata quality and access across NYPL. Working with multiple teams, he provides technical expertise, architectural support, and data migration development for NYPL's... Read More →
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Nancy Enneking

Head of Institutional Records and Digital Stewardship, Getty Research Institute
Nancy Enneking is the Head of Institutional Records and Digital Stewardship at the Getty Research Institute in the J. Paul Getty Trust. She is leading the GRI's adoption of ArchiveSpace and is currently serving as a member of the ArchivesSpace User Advisory Council, the ArchivesSpace... Read More →
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Linda Hocking

Curator of Library & Archives, Litchfield Historical Society
Linda Hocking is the Curator of Library & Archives at the Litchfield Historical Society where she oversees all aspects of the research library. She is the VP/President Elect of New England Archivists and serves on the TS-DACS subcommittee of the SAA Standards Committee. Linda edits... Read More →
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Noah Huffman

Archivist for Metadata, Systems, and Digital Records, Duke University
Noah Huffman is the Archivist for Metadata, Systems, and Digital Records in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. He coordinates metadata activities, oversees archival collection management systems, and manages other technical services operati... Read More →
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Cory Nimer

University Archivist, Brigham Young University Library
Cory Nimer is the University Archivist at the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University. He received a Masters of Arts degree in History from Sonoma State University and a Masters of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University, and he is... Read More →
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Rachel Searcy

Accessioning Archivist, New York University
I am the Accessioning Archivist at New York University Libraries, and also act as the library's ArchivesSpace administrator. I hold an MA in History and an MS in Library and Information Science with a concentration in Archives Management from Simmons College, as well as a BA in English... Read More →
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Sally Vermaaten

Project Manager, Archival Systems, New York University
Sally Vermaaten is Project Manager for the Archival Systems Project at New York University, where she leads work to support discovery and management of archival collections by implementing a set of new systems - ArchivesSpace, Aeon, and a new discovery layer for special collections... Read More →



Friday August 5, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grand Ballroom East Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

3:00pm

505 - Working for Tomorrow: Student Activism, Education, and Diversity in the Archives
Education, professional development, and diversity come together in a lightning round showcasing the archival outreach work of MLIS students and recent graduates. They describe how they use their skills and experience to raise awareness, collect stories, and preserve/promote voices of those underrepresented in the archives and the archival profession. Student panelists offer ideas and feedback for developing your own outreach efforts as a student or new graduate.

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Hannivett Nabahe

ARL/SAA Mosaic Fellow, University of Arizona
Hanni Nabahe is originally from Veracruz, Mexico. She holds an MLIS and Graduate Certificates in Archival Studies and Digital Information Management from the University of Arizona. She is a 2014-2016 Knowledge River Scholar, a 2015 ARL Career Enhancement Fellow, and a 2015-2016 ARL/SAA... Read More →

Speakers
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Allison Campbell

MLIS Candidate, University of Oaklahoma
Allison Campbell is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is a masters student at University of Oklahoma's Library and Information Studies department. She is a 2014-2015 Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Curatorial Fellow. Allison works as a researcher and designer developing systems for retrieval... Read More →
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Joanna Chen Cham

Los Angeles as Subject, Resident Archivist, University of Southern California
Joanna Chen Cham is from Los Angeles, California. She is currently the 'Los Angeles as Subject' Resident Archivist at the University of Southern California. Joanna holds a Master of Library and Information Science and a Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities from the University... Read More →
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Harvey Long

Librarian, Alabama A&M University
Harvey Long is Head of Access Services at Alabama A&M University in Normal, AL. After graduating with an English degree from Winston-Salem State University, he received a Master of Arts degrees in Library & Information Studies, with concentrations in archival and African-American... Read More →
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Shavonn Matsuda

Librarian, University of Hawaiʻi Maui College
Shavonn is from Hāna, Maui. She is a Librarian at the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College. Prior to this, Shavonn was the Reference Archivist at ʻUluʻulu Archive. Shavonn holds an MLISc from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Her thesis is titled "Toward a Hawaiian Knowledge... Read More →
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Hannivett Nabahe

ARL/SAA Mosaic Fellow, University of Arizona
Hanni Nabahe is originally from Veracruz, Mexico. She holds an MLIS and Graduate Certificates in Archival Studies and Digital Information Management from the University of Arizona. She is a 2014-2016 Knowledge River Scholar, a 2015 ARL Career Enhancement Fellow, and a 2015-2016 ARL/SAA... Read More →



Friday August 5, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon C Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

3:00pm

506 - You Are Not Alone! Navigating the Implementation of New Archival Systems
Considering transition to a new system of digital asset management, public access, or collections curation? Archivists representing a diverse group of institutions discuss project planning, methodology, and intellectual and technological considerations used during implementation of ArchivesSpace (from the Archivists' Toolkit and from scratch!), Archivematica, Hydra/Fedora, and Islandora, Zendesk, and Oral History Metadata Synchronizer. Presenters address legacy metadata migration, transition from homegrown tools, the challenge of big projects with small staffs, and successful workflows.

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avatar for Olga Virakhovskaya

Olga Virakhovskaya

Lead Archivist for Collections Management, University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
Olga oversees processing of collections in all formats, and develops archival description policies and workflows. Her professional interests include archival description, archival ethics and privacy issues, and linked data. Olga holds MLIS from the Southern Connecticut State Univ... Read More →

Speakers
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Alexis Antracoli

Assistant University Archivist for Technical Services, Princeton University
Alexis Antracoli is Assistant University Archivist for Technical Services at Princeton University where she leads the Archival Description and Processing Team. Alexis serves as Chair of SAA's Web Archiving Section and on the Finance Committee.
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Julia Corrin

University Archivist, Carnegie Mellon University
Julia Corrin is the university archivist at Carnegie Mellon University. She received her MSI from the University of Michigan in 2012. She formerly held the position of Political Collections Archivist at Arkansas State University.
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Max Eckard

Assistant Archivist for Digital Curation, University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library
Max Eckard is the Assistant Archivist for Digital Curation at the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library and serves on the ArchivesSpace Technical Advisory Committee, heading the Integrations sub-team. He is passionate about archives, digital curation and end users!
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Patrick Galligan

Digital Archivist, Rockefeller Archive Center
Patrick graduated from the University of Michigan's School of Information in 2013 and is a Digital Archivist at the Rockefeller Archive Center. Patrick is the RAC's metadata wrangler, ArchivesSpace super user and all-around data massager.
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Matt Herbison

Archivist for Public Services, Drexel University College of Medicine
Matt Herbison is the Reference & Outreach Archivist at the Legacy Center of Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia (archives.drexelmed.edu). Previously, he was the Archives and Library Director at Independence Seaport Museum in Philly, and a Research Associate in the... Read More →
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Robin M Katz

Primary Source Literacy Teaching Librarian, University of California, Riverside
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Erin Lawrimore

University Archivist, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University Archivist, but probably best known for my corgis Franny and Jasper. I'm most interested in outreach/public awareness, oral history, and instruction.
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Bethany Scott

Digital Projects Coordinator, 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... Read More →
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Olga Virakhovskaya

Lead Archivist for Collections Management, University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
Olga oversees processing of collections in all formats, and develops archival description policies and workflows. Her professional interests include archival description, archival ethics and privacy issues, and linked data. Olga holds MLIS from the Southern Connecticut State Univ... Read More →



Friday August 5, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
 
Saturday, August 6
 

10:30am

702 - True Confessions: Reappraising and Deaccessioning
We admit it. The archives profession is implementing reappraisal and deaccessioning practices in new ways. In this session, archivists divulge real-world experiences in true-confessions style. Archivists discuss using crowd-sourcing techniques for reappraisal, evaluating an eight-year old project, and how these practices have clarified existing policy and increased usability.

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Laura Jackson

Assistant University Archivist, University of California Irvine
Laura Uglean Jackson has held her current position since June 2014. Prior,she was associate archivist at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, where she worked since July 2007 when she was hired to work on a grant-funded deaccessioning project. She has chaired the SAA... Read More →

Speakers
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Adriana Cuervo

Associate Director, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University
Archivist specialized in performing arts collections. Currently leading the archival operations at the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University. I have published on issues pertaining to arrangement, description, appraisal, acquisition, and preservation of music materials in... Read More →
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Matt Francis

Archivist for Collection Management, Penn State University
Matt Francis is the Archivist for Collection Management at Pennsylvania State University Special Collections Library, where he is responsible for overseeing processing, accessioning, and the physical management of collections and serves on the University Libraries Discovery and Access... Read More →
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Marcella Huggard

Manuscripts Coordinator, University of Kansas
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Laura Jackson

Assistant University Archivist, University of California Irvine
Laura Uglean Jackson has held her current position since June 2014. Prior,she was associate archivist at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, where she worked since July 2007 when she was hired to work on a grant-funded deaccessioning project. She has chaired the SAA... Read More →
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Greg Kochen

Greg Kocken is the Head Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He has a public history background and completed his graduate training in archives and records administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He played... Read More →
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Katharine Lawrie

Project Archivist with University Archives, UCLA Library Special Collections
Talk to me about university archives, records management, and art!
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Liz Konzak Phillips

Archivist, Hoover Institution Library & Archives
Liz Konzak Phillips is the Associate Archivist for Processing at the Hoover Institution Libary & Archives at Stanford University. She supervises the arrangement, description, housing, and circulation of archival materials, and manages the creation of online finding aids for archival... Read More →
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Jordan Phoenix

Assistant Director, University of Illinois
Jordan Phoenix holds a MLIS degree from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information, and is currently undertaking a Certificate of Advanced Study at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois. He is also employed at the U of I as an... Read More →
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Lindsay B. Turley

Associate Director of Collections | Manuscripts Archivist, Museum of the City of New York
Lindsay Turley holds a Master's Degree in Information and Library Science with Certificates in Archival Studies and Museum Librarianship from Pratt Institute, and has nearly ten years of experience working with special collections. She has been with the Museum since 2010 as the Manuscripts... Read More →
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Linda A. Whitaker

Director, AHS Library & Archives, Arizona Historical Society
She has a longtime interest in processing large, complex collections, appraising backlogs, providing access and reference and advocacy for advancing professional standards. She served on the national task force to develop standards for archival re-appraisal and de-accessioning. She... Read More →


Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Grand Ballroom West Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

10:30am

706 - Moving, Moving, Moving
Are you planning to move? Did your proposal for a new or renovated facility finally get approved? Are you overwhelmed just thinking about it? All of the speakers have recently experienced moving an archives--and lived to tell the tale! Come hear their words of wisdom--what to do (and not do), tips and tricks for working with architects, mapping a move, packing your collection, and more.

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Jenny Manasco

Instruction Librarian and Archivist, Union University
Dr. Manasco has worked as a librarian at Union University since completing her MLS at Indiana University in 2003. She became an accidental archivist in 2009 and has enjoyed every minute of it. She attended the Georgia Archives Institute in 2010 and became a Certified Archivist in... Read More →

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Jamal Booker

Manager, Heritage Communications, The Coca-Cola Company
Jamal is Manager, Heritage Communications at The Coca-Cola Company, where he manages the historical collections of The Coca-Cola Company. He has more than 14 years of archival experience in the private and public sector. Prior to his current position, he worked at the Georgia Archives... Read More →
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Eric Chin

Senior Archivist, NBCUniversal
With over 16 years experience working in the entertainment industry as an archivist, Eric D. Chin currently serves as the Senior Archivist at NBCUniversal and manages the company's institutional history and production archives. He serves as the Past Chair of the Business Archives... Read More →
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Tamara Gaydos

Manuscript Librarian, Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum
BS in Languages from Georgetown University; MLIS from Simmons College; processing assistant at Northeastern University Archives;Manuscript Processor at the Phillips Library; member of the Academy of Certified Archivists since 2012; NHPRC grant manager; member of New England Archivists... Read More →
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Melissa Gonzales

Director, Records Management, Houston Community College
MSLIS, Simmons College; BA, University of Texas at Austin. Certified Archivist; Digital Archives Specialist; 2014 ALI Cohort. Currently, Melissa is Director of Records Management at Houston Community College and has a background managing institutional archives and records at museums... Read More →
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Jenny Manasco

Instruction Librarian and Archivist, Union University
Dr. Manasco has worked as a librarian at Union University since completing her MLS at Indiana University in 2003. She became an accidental archivist in 2009 and has enjoyed every minute of it. She attended the Georgia Archives Institute in 2010 and became a Certified Archivist in... Read More →
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Miranda Mims

Archivist, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
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Carole Prietto

Law Center Archivist, Georgetown University Law Center
Carole is the Archivist for the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. She held previous positions at the Daughters of Charity and Washington University in St. Louis. Carole is a Certified Archivist with an MA in History from UCLA and an MLIS from San Jose State. In her... Read More →
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Nathan Saunders

Curator of Manuscripts, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina
Nathan has been Curator of Manuscripts at South Caroliniana Library since 2014. He has also worked at South Carolina Political Collections and Moving Images Research Collections at the University of South Carolina. He also teaches courses in southern history in the history department... Read More →
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Samuel Smallidge

Archivist, Converse
Sam Smallidge is currently the Archivist for Converse, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nike, Inc. He serves as a key corporate asset, answering historical questions, assisting designers, brand managers, executives and other employees whose work requires historical materials only found... Read More →


Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Salon B Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

10:30am

707 - Hindsights and Fresh Perspectives: Records Management Programs Learn from Each Other
Is your university or college in the process of forming a records management program? Is it time to renew or revamp your established RM program? Seven university records professionals from public and private institutions highlight what established and emerging programs can learn from each other. Topics include revising out-of-date retention policies, using an audit to garner institutional support, crafting a program across multiple campuses, and conducting a request-for-proposal process to outsource RM responsibilities.

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Alex J. Toner

University Records Manager, University of Pittsburgh
Alex (@atoe7) is the vice-chair/chair-elect of SAA's Records Management Section. Professionally, he manages all components of the University of Pittsburgh's records management program. Previously, he directed digital imaging and electronic records initiatives as archives and records... Read More →

Speakers
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Johna Von Behrens

University Archivist and Records Manager, Stephen F. Austin State University
Johna Von Behrens is the university archivist and records manager in the East Texas Research Center at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She has a MLIS from Drexel University, a certificate in special collections from the University of Illinois, a MS in educational... Read More →
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Hillary Gatlin

University Records Manager, Michigan State University
Prior to becoming the University Records Manager at Michigan State University, Hillary Gatlin worked as a Records Management Specialist at George Mason University. She currently serves as on the Records Management Roundtable Steering Committee within SAA, and is a Board member of... Read More →
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Virginia Hunt

Associate University Archivist for Collection Development & Records Management Services, Harvard University Archives
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Donna E. McCrea

Head of Archives and Special Collections, University of Montana
McCrea is a practicing archivist whose responsibilities include project and personnel management. She has published peer-reviewed articles on leadership and advocacy, and has served in leadership positions for SAA including on Council.
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Mary McRobinson

University Archivist, Willamette University
Mary McRobinson is the University Archivist at Willamette University. In 2010, Mary chaired a campus-wide Steering Team charged with implementing Willamette's records management initiative. She currently oversees the program. Before joining Willamette in 2006, Mary was Head of the... Read More →
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Dan Noonan

Digital Preservation Librarian, The Ohio State University
Reporting to the Associate Director for Information Technology, Mr. Noonan plays a key role in developing a trusted digital preservation ethos and infrastructure at The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL). This position contributes strategy and expertise, and provides leadership... Read More →
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Alex J. Toner

University Records Manager, University of Pittsburgh
Alex (@atoe7) is the vice-chair/chair-elect of SAA's Records Management Section. Professionally, he manages all components of the University of Pittsburgh's records management program. Previously, he directed digital imaging and electronic records initiatives as archives and records... Read More →
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Anita Vannucci

Records Manager, Emory University



Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 204/205 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

10:30am

708 - Remembering the Afterthoughts: Outreach to Archives' Underserved Constituents
Representatives from state and university archives share innovative outreach efforts tailored to reach less typical archival constituencies. Participants represent three state archives and four public and private universities with enrollments from just over 1,000 to almost 15,000. Attendees have the opportunity to learn about a diverse set of outreach activities and start a conversation about developing new initiatives to bring underserved constituents into the archives.

Sorenson: Outreach to Local Government Constituents

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Chloe Edwards

Electronic Records Archivist, Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Chloe is an electronic records archivist at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, where she has worked since 2012. Her favorite things are Mississippi penal history, curating impromptu displays, and RuPaul's Drag Race.

Speakers
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Eli Arnold

Head of Reference Services, Oglethorpe University
Eli Arnold is Head of Reference Services at the Philip Weltner Library of Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. Previously, he worked at the Horace W. Sturgis Library of Kennesaw State University as Assistant Professor of Library Science and Information Commons Librarian. Eli earned... Read More →
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Rachel Cohen

User Services Librarian and Archivist, Samford University
User services Librarian and Archivist, Samford University (AL), 2012-present; Curatorial Graduate Assistant, Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2012; Serials Assistant, Alaska State Library, 2008-2009. MLIS, University of Illinois... Read More →
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Chloe Edwards

Electronic Records Archivist, Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Chloe is an electronic records archivist at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, where she has worked since 2012. Her favorite things are Mississippi penal history, curating impromptu displays, and RuPaul's Drag Race.
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Jessica Hills

Electronic Records Analyst, South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Jessica Hills is the Electronic Records Analyst for the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. She received a BA in history from Presbyterian College and an MA in history with an Advanced Certificate in Archival Science from Auburn University. She has interned at the Thomason... Read More →
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Andrea Jackson

Head, Archives Research Center, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
AUC Woodruff Library: Head, Archives Research Center - 2009 to present; ARCHE Archives Council: VP/Pres-Elect, 2015-2016; Mosaic Scholarship Selection Committee; ALA Spectrum Scholarship Jury Member; SAA Appointments Committee Member; Bachelor of Arts (History): Spelman College... Read More →
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Amy McDonald

Assistant University Archivist, Duke University
Amy McDonald is the Assistant University Archivist at the Duke University Archives. She is also the Education Committee Chair for the Society of North Carolina Archivists.
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Claire Radcliffe

State Records Archivist, Library of Virginia
State records archivist, Library of Virginia, June 2014-present. MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014; MA, North Carolina State University, 2013.
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Krista Sorenson

Historic Resources Specialist, Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Krista joined the the Local Government Records office at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in 2014. In this capacity, she provides guidance to local governments in records management, manages digitization projects, and participates in department outreach initiatives... Read More →
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Jody Lloyd Thompson

Archives Department Head, Georgia Institute of Technology
Department head, Georgia Tech Archives, 2005-present. President, Society of Georgia Archivists, 2010. Chapter: "History Sleuths Exercise." In Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises. With Christine de Catanzaro, Wendy Hagenmaier, and Mandi Johnson. Santa Barbara, CA... Read More →



Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 210/211 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

10:30am

709 - Embedded Archivists: Exploring New Depths in Teaching with Primary Sources
Embedded instruction represents a new form of archival practice. Archivists embedded in semester-long courses from a range of institutions offer lightning talks on the challenges and rewards of their experiences, including collaboration with faculty; teaching courses, developing objectives, and lesson plans; student assessment; and digital humanities/scholarship projects. The purpose is to share advice with fellow practitioners interested in engaging in embedded instruction and to help prepare archivists as educators.

Grimm: Embedded and Beyond: From Co-teaching Archival Intelligence and Historical Methods to Etiquette When Meeting an Astronaut
Levitt: Adjuncting and Archiving: Confessions of a Lone Arranger
Bleyer: Being an Embedded Archivist
Youngblood: "Beams of Light into the Twilight Zone": Evolving Curricula Design Using Archives for History of the South Instruction
Nofziger: Engaging the Archives: Faculty and Archivist Collaborations
Stecklein: The Harvey Hall Digital Humanities Project
Speck, Turkos: HIST 429F: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Sammie L. Morris

University Archivist/Assoc. Professor, Purdue University
Sammie L. Morris has published and presented on teaching with primary sources and collaborated with faculty on revising or creating new courses in archival theory and practice at Purdue University. She recently published articles in American Archivist on creating archival literacy... Read More →

Speakers
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Christina Marie Bleyer

Head of Special Collections and Senior Archivist, University of Texas at Austin, Benson Latin American Collection
Christina Bleyer is the Head of Special Collections and Senior Archivist at the Benson Latin American Collection at UT Austin. This presentation will discuss work she did in her former position as Manuscript Archivist at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In collaboration with... Read More →
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Caitlin Christian-Lamb

Ph.D. Student, University of Maryland
Caitlin is a PhD student at the University of Maryland's iSchool, where she focuses on collective memory, digital humanities, and the nature of secrecy in email archive collections. She previously worked as the Digital Archivist of Davidson College.
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Kate Donovan

Public Services and Instruction Librarian / Assistant Curator, Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University
Kate Donovan is the Public Services and Instruction Librarian at the Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archives where she manages the instruction and public services programs, and curates the printed materials collection. Prior to NYU, Kate was the University Archivist at Emory University... Read More →
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Tracy Grimm

Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration, Purdue University
Tracy Grimm is the Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration at Purdue University Libraries' Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center. She manages and develops the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives which holds the personal papers of... Read More →
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Marc Levitt

Archivist, National Naval Aviation Museum
Marc is heavily involved in outreach initiatives at the National Naval Aviation Museum. A long-time fan of popular culture, Marc has sought ways to bring new audiences into the museum to discover surprising connections with their fandom. (Marc is officially the museum's Archivist... Read More →
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Sammie L. Morris

University Archivist/Assoc. Professor, Purdue University
Sammie L. Morris has published and presented on teaching with primary sources and collaborated with faculty on revising or creating new courses in archival theory and practice at Purdue University. She recently published articles in American Archivist on creating archival literacy... Read More →
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Cinda Nofziger

Archivist for Academic Programs and Outreach, Bentley Historical Library
Cinda Nofziger has been the Archivist for Academic Programs and Outreach at the Bentley Historcial Library since January 2016, Prior to that she was Project Archivist for Outreach and Education. She completed a Master of Science of Information at the University of Michigan in 2015... Read More →
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Jason G. Speck

Assistant University Archivist, University of Maryland, College Park
Jason G. Speck is Assistant University Archivist and Supervisory Librarian for Collections at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author of University of Maryland, a pictorial history of the university, and has spoken at several conferences on archival topics, including... Read More →
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Heather Stecklein

UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center
Heather J. Stecklein is the Director of the UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Her most recent campus initiatives have focused heavily on preservation of born digital collections and expanding the university's primary source instruction program... Read More →
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Anne S.K. Turkos

University Archivist, University of Maryland, College Park
Anne S. K. Turkos is the University Archivist for the University of Maryland, College Park. During her over 31 years at UMD, Ms. Turkos has co-authored/edited two books on University of Maryland history and given presentations to over 200 university classes and community groups on... Read More →
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Joshua Cobbs Youngblood

Research and Outreach Services Librarian, University of Arkansas Libraries
Joshua Youngblood has been the Research and Outreach Services Librarian for the University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections since 2011. A graduate of Florida State University and a certified archivist, he is an active member of SAA, SSA, and ACRL.



Saturday August 6, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 206/207 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303