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Friday, August 16 • 10:45am - 11:45am
SESSION 408 - The Web of Sites: Creating Effective Web Archiving Appraisal and Collection Development Policies

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In recent years a number of institutions have launched web archiving or plans to initiate a systematic program. What are the considerations for a collection development policy for web-based material? This session includes a discussion of methodology, appraisal strategies, and collection development policies unique to institutions using different web archiving services and having diverse web archiving programs to preserve institutional websites, websites originating outside of the institution, and websites dedicated to a subject area.

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Nancy Deromedi

Archivist, University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library
Head, Digital Curation Division, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
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Tessa Fallon

Archivist, Outreach and Education Consultant, Internet Archive
Tessa Fallon is an archives consultant focusing on human rights, web archiving, and digital archives. Ms. Fallon worked as the Outreach and Education Consultant for Archive-It, Internet Archive. Prior to this, she was Web Collection Curator for the Web Resources Collection Program of Columbia University Libraries, focusing on the development of the Human Rights Web Archive (HRWA). Ms. Fallon also worked as an archivist and knowledge management... Read More →
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Rachel Taketa

Library Specialist, University of California, San Francisco
Rachel Taketa is the Library Specialist for the Industry Documents Digital Library (IDDL) at the University of California, San Francisco, Library and Center for Knowledge Management. The IDDL contains more than 14 million documents created by major pharmaceutical and tobacco companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities. As Library Specialist, Rachel assists researchers through search... Read More →
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Olga Virakhovskaya

Lead Archivist for Collections Management, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
As Lead Archivist for Collections Management, Olga oversees processing and description of collections in all formats, develops archival description policies and workflows, and manages collections control. Olga's professional interests include archival description, linked data, and outreach. Olga holds MA in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Michigan and MLIS from the Southern Connecticut State University.

Jennifer Wright

Archives and Information Management Team Leader, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Jennifer Wright is the Archives and Information Management Team Leader at the Smithsonian Institution Archives where she began in 2001. She specializes in appraisal, records management, acquisitions, accessioning, processing, and collection management with special emphasis on new media and other born-digital records. As a graduate student, Wright served as an archives technician in the Special Media Division at the National Archives and Records... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2013 10:45am - 11:45am
Grand Salon 19/22

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