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Saturday, August 17 • 8:00am - 9:30am
SESSION 609 - Thinking Beyond the Box: How Military Archivists are Meeting 21st Century Challenges

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This session focuses on the ways in which military archives are meeting 21st century challenges. Ginther examines innovative approaches to documenting military operations when traditional records retirement methods fail. Crawford focuses on the relevance of military archives addressing the multidisciplinary research value of military collections. Westphal addresses the issues of processing the massive amounts of digital records from the war in Iraq using innovative management and processing techniques on an archives of national importance.


Tony Crawford

Associate Professor/Curator of Manuscripts, Kansas State University

Jim Ginther

Archivist, Marine Corps University
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Paul Oelkrug

Coordinator for Special Collections, The University of Texas at Dallas

Joel Westphal

Supervisory Records Officer, OCIO, US Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Saturday August 17, 2013 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Grand Salon 21/24

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