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Friday, August 16 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
SESSION 507 - Advancing the Ask: Proactive Acquisitions for the Modern Age

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The panelists share actual experiences from archivists who work to proactively identify, appraise, and acquire archival materials. They explain strategies and successes in reaching out to donors who are not necessarily cognizant of their role as record creators or of the value of their records to an archives. How can archivists educate donors and use new techniques and tools to gather evidence of significant events and changes in their communities?


Speakers
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Mark Cave

Curator of Manuscripts, The Historic New Orleans Collection
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Kate Donovan

Public Services and Instruction Librarian, New York University
Kate Donovan is the Public Services and Instruction Librarian at the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University. Prior to working at NYU, Kate served as the University Archivist and Coordinator of Records Management in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University, where she lead long-range business planning, development, and management of the University Archives and Records Program. Kate... Read More →
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Jaimie Quaglino

Manager, Archive Services, Gates Archive
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Chela Weber

Head, Archival Collections Management, New York University Libraries
Chela Scott Weber is an archivist at NYU Libraries, where she is currently the Head of Archival Collections Management, and was previously the Associate Head of the Tamiment Library & Wagner Labor Archive. She has also worked at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Microsoft Archives, New York Transit Museum, and Benson Ford Research Center at The Henry Ford. She holds an MLIS and Certificate of Archival Administration from Wayne State... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Grand Salon 15/18

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