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Thursday, August 15 • 10:00am - 11:30am
SESSION 104 - Disruptive Components: Reimagining Archival Access Systems [*60-MINUTE SESSION followed by Poster Pitch]

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In 2012 the Princeton University Library implemented a revolutionary archival access system with features based on such often-discussed concepts as delivery of digital content, on-demand digitization, user commenting, and linked open data. In this session, the project team discusses collaboration in the development process, the delivery system itself, its technical infrastructure and theoretical underpinnings, and its implications for descriptive practices. Come hear about ways to use structured data to enhance access to archival holdings.

*60-minute session followed by Poster Pitch.




Speakers
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Barbara Aikens

Chief, Collections Processing, Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art
Since 1991, Barbara Aikens has served as Chief of Collections Processing at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, with primary responsibility for all archival processing, arrangement, preservation, description, and the creation of EAD (Encoded Archival Description... Read More →
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Maureen Callahan

Sophia Smith Collection Archivist, Smith College
Maureen Callahan is the archivist for the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College, where she provides collection development, instruction, and stewardship for records of people changing the world on behalf of women and other gender minorities.
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Regine Heberlein

Processing Archivist, Princeton University
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Dan Santamaria

Assistant University Archivist, Princeton University
Dan Santamaria supervises technical services at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University, where he directs processing, description and related digital projects. He has overseen the processing of thousands of linear feet of organizational records and personal papers... Read More →
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Don Thornbury

Head, Technical Services for Special Collections, Princeton University Library
Since 2002, Don Thornbury has been Head, Technical Services for Special Collections, in Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. His previous position was Head, Catalog Division, in the Library's Technical Services Department. His career has... Read More →


Thursday August 15, 2013 10:00am - 11:30am
Grand Salon 7/10

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