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Friday, July 28 • 10:00am - 11:00am
409 - It *IS* All Fun and Games: Bringing Gamification to the Archives

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Gamification is the concept of applying game designs to non-game activities to make them fun and engaging. Elements of traditional archival work, such as outreach, description, and collections development, can be accomplished through gameplay. Intended for archivists in all settings and all sizes of budgets, tap into the ways in which archivists can apply gamification differently to suit their needs.

Laflamme: Preserving a Way of Life: Games for Education and Cultural Development
Hausfeld: Using Trivia and Scavenger Hunt Games on Social Media to Engage a Distributed Workforce
Hertel-Baker: Gamification in the Archives of Women Religious
Kaufman: Gamifying Speech-to-Text Transcript Corrections in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Reilly: Archives Outreach with a Twist: Organizing a Historic Photo Scavenger Hunt
Stevenson: Card Games for Promotion and Storytelling


Chair
avatar for Nicole Laflamme

Nicole Laflamme

Manager, Corporate Archives, The J.M. Smucker Company
I earned my MLIS from Kent State University in 2006. I served the library reference desk at the University of Akron and processed collections at UA Archival Services. Since 2008, I have managed The J.M. Smucker Company Corporate Archives. I am a Certified Archivist and member of... Read More →

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Casey Davis-Kaufman

Senior Project Manager, WGBH Educational Foundation
Casey Davis Kaufman is Senior Project Manager for WGBH Media Library & Archives & Project Manager for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. Casey manages outreach, access, web & game development & digitization. She previously worked for American Experience & received her M... Read More →
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Steve Hausfeld

Manager, Library and History & Archives Center, Nationwide Insurance
Steve Hausfeld is Manager of the Nationwide Insurance Library and History & Archives Center. He has degrees in Fine Arts from Bowling Green State University; English and Public History from Wright State University; and Library Science from Florida State University.
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Kathy Hertel-Baker

Director of Archives, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
Kathy Hertel-Baker has worked in archives and museums for close to twenty years. She is the Director of Archives for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth located in Bardstown, Kentucky, and currently serves as the president of the Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious.
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Jessica E. Johnson

Processing Archivist, Virginia Commonwealth University
Processing Archivist at Virginia Commonwealth University. Jessica holds a BA in History from University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MA in History and MS in Information Science-Archives from University at Albany, SUNY. Prior to working at VCU, she worked at Saratoga National... Read More →
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Elizabeth E. Reilly

Curator, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville
Elizabeth E. Reilly is curator of the Photographic Archives at the University of Louisville. She holds a BA in Photography from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MA in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management from Ryerson University.
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Amy Stevenson

Archives Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Manages the Archives program at Microsoft, overseeing collection development and management, historical research for all areas of the company and providing heritage consultation for external and internal storytelling in traditional and new media formats.


Friday July 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
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