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Friday, August 16 • 9:30am - 10:30am
SESSION 301 - Building Better Bridges: Archivists Cross the Digital Divide

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As technology plays an increasingly important role in the archives profession, differences in skills and resources among archival institutions, staff, and users have created digital divides. This session explores the effects of this digital divide on electronic records management, digital preservation, digitization, and other digital efforts, and offers solutions to overcome the divide.


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Rachel Donahue

Student, University of Maryland
Rachel Donahue is a doctoral student at the University of Maryland's iSchool, researching the preservation of complex, interactive digital objects. She received a BA in English and Illustration from Juniata College in 2004, and an MLS with a specialization in archival science from University of Maryland in 2009. Rachel is a Research Assistant at the Maryland Institute for Technology, currently supporting the second phase of the Preserving Virtual... Read More →
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Erin Engle

Digital Archivist, The Library of Congress
Erin Engle is a Digital Archivist with the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) at the Library of Congress. She coordinates and contributes to communications, outreach, and social media activities for the Program. She has a BA in International Politics and French from The Pennsylvania State University and she received her MSLS from The Catholic University of America.
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Rebecca Goldman

Head, Archives and Digital Initiatives, La Salle University
Rebecca Goldman is the Head of Archives and Digital Initiatives at La Salle University. She holds a MSLIS from Drexel University and a BA in linguistics from Swarthmore College. Rebecca serves on the steering committees for the College and University Archives Section and the Metadata and Digital Object Roundtable.
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Dolores Hooper

Archivist, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
Digital Preservation and Access! Currently working as the Associate Archivist at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
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Rachel Lyons

Archivist, N.O. Jazz & Heritage Foundation
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Meg Phillips

External Affairs Liaison, National Archives and Records Administration
I'm all about electronic records management, digital preservation, and finding new ways to engage with our stakeholders.
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Jamie Seemiller

Acquisitions Librarian, Denver Public Library
Jamie Seemiller is an Acquisitions Librarian at the Denver Public Library Western History /Genealogy Department. She received her B.A. film degree from Southern Methodist University and spent 10 years as a coordinating producer in educational television. Her work on a PBS show called “Great Museums” sparked her interest in history and prompted her to return to school to pursue a career as an Archivist. She graduated from the University of... Read More →
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Eira Tansey

Digital Archivist/Records Manager, University of Cincinnati
Eira Tansey is the Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati. She received her BA in Geography from the University of Cincinnati and her MLIS from San Jose State University, and previously worked at the Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University. Her research interests include cultural heritage labor equity, public records law and impact, and the intersection of archives and environmental issues. Tansey recently... Read More →
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Audra Eagle Yun

Head of Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Irvine
Audra Eagle Yun is Head of Special Collections & Archives at the University of California, Irvine, where she provides leadership and vision for a team of nine librarians and staff with emphases in University Archives, the Critical Theory Archive, the Southeast Asian Archive, and unique collections on Orange County regional history, performing arts, and rare books. Her research areas include born-digital collections management, EAC-CPF, donor... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am
Grand Ballroom C

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