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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.


Speakers
avatar for Rachel Donahue

Rachel Donahue

Student, University of Maryland
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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... Read More →
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Rebecca Goldman

College Archivist, Wellesley College
Rebecca Goldman is the College Archivist at Wellesley College. 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 R... Read More →
avatar for Dolores Hooper

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
avatar for Meg Phillips

Meg Phillips

External Affairs Liaison, National Archives and Records Administration, External Affairs Liaison
Currently External Affairs Liaison for NARA, Meg has been an archivist and records manager throughout her career, in academic, nonprofit, and finally Federal government archives.
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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... Read More →
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Eira Tansey

Digital Archivist/Records Manager, University of Cincinnati
Eira Tansey is the digital archivist and records manager at the University of Cincinnati's Archives and Rare Books Library. She has previously written about Cincinnati's public libraries, the visibility and compensation of archivists' labor, and the effects of climate change on archival... 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... Read More →


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

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