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Thursday, August 15 • 10:00am - 11:30am
SESSION 109 - Pushing the Envelope: Using Object Collections Management Systems to Catalogue Archives

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Historically the library, archives, and museum professions have often been separate and even at loggerheads. Many factors, including digital preservation and online access, have now made integrated approaches to hybrid or sibling collections an imperative. Both public and private sector archivists make use of collection management systems not originally designed for archival collections. The presenters discuss their successes, lessons learned, and the advantages and disadvantages of using these systems to manage archives.

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Sarah Demb

Museum Archivist and Records Manager, Museum of London
Sarah R Demb has been a records professional for over 15 years. Currently she is Museum Archivist and Records Manager for the Museum of London. Previously, she was Records Management Advisor for the London Museums Hub, where she was responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic plan to improve records management across the Geffrye Museum, the Horniman Museum, the Museum of London (lead partner) and the London Transport Museum... Read More →
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Mary Hope

Senior Archivist, AMEDD Center of History and Heritage, MEDCOM
Mary Hope is currently the Senior Archivist for the US Army Medical Command Center of History and Heritage since August 2010. Previous position was Digital Librarian for Stimson Library, US Army Medical Department Center and School. She earned her MSLS in 2007 from the University of North Texas.
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Barbara Mathe

Museum Archivist, American Museum of Natural History
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Brian Wilson

Digital Access and Preservation Archivist, The Henry Ford
Brian Wilson is the Digital Access and Preservation Archivist at The Henry Ford’s Benson Ford Research Center, having been with The Henry Ford since 2010. He is responsible for processing and preservation of born-digital and hybrid collections, digitization of material from the Research Center’s holdings, and facilitating electronic access to archival materials and description. Brian received his Master of Science in Information from the... Read More →

Kent Woynowski

Director of Systems, The Historic New Orleans Collection

Thursday August 15, 2013 10:00am - 11:30am
Grand Salon 21/24

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