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Friday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
505 - Capturing a Movement: Documenting Student Activities and Activism on Campus

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The panelists discuss strategies used to document student activities and activism on college and university campuses. Topics include personal digital archiving, collaborating with student organizations, and social media archiving. They also share perspectives on how traditional archival pursuits such as oral histories and exhibits can be harnessed to document activism on campus. And they address successes and challenges faced in implementing these programs, including combating mistrust and documenting ongoing and rapidly unfolding events.

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Katie Causier Howell

University Archivist, UNC Charlotte
Katie Howell is the university archivist at UNC Charlotte. Previously, she was the college archivist at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte and reference archivist at the Austin History Center in Texas. She holds an MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin.


Desiree Alaniz

Graduate Student, Simmons College
Des Alaniz is pursuing her MLS degree at Simmons College. Des is active with student groups, including serving as Chair for the student-run DERAIL Forum at Simmons College last Spring. She also works with the Zine collection at the Simmons College Beatley Library and is digitizing... Read More →

Erin Dix

University Archivist, Lawrence University
Erin Dix is the university archivist at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. She holds a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Jennifer Jacobsen

Collection Development/Acquisition Archivist, Harvard University Archives
Jennifer Jacobsen is the Collection Development/Acquisition Archivist at the Harvard University Archives. She earned a M.L.I.S. with a concentration in archives from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Anna Trammell

Archival Operations and Reference Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Anna Trammell is the Archival Operations and Reference Specialist at the University of Illinois Archives Research Center/Student Life and Culture Archives.
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Ashlyn Velte

Archivist, University of Idaho
Ashlyn Velte is an Archivist at the University of Idaho Library's Special Collections and Archives. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an MSLS in May 2016.
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Bryan Whitledge

Archivist for University Digital Records, Central Michigan University
Bryan Whitledge is the Archivist for University Digital Records at Central Michigan University. During his time at the Clarke Historical Library, he has worked in multiple reference, access, and outreach capacities. He holds an MLS from the University of Illinois.

Friday July 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
C123 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232