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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?


Mark Cave

Curator of Manuscripts, The Historic New Orleans Collection

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... Read More →
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Jaimie Quaglino

Manager, Archive Services, Gates Archive
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Chela Scott Weber

Sr. Program Officer, RLP, OCLC
Chela Scott Weber is a Sr Program Officer for the OCLC Research Library Partnership. She previously helped to create and lead the Archival Collections Management department at NYU Libraries, where she also served as the Associate Head of the Tamiment Library & Wagner Labor Archive... Read More →

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

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