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Friday, July 28 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Professional Poster Presentations

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P01 - Conducting Collection Surveys in the Archives
Alexis Peregoy, Center for Creative Photography

P02 - Back to the Future: Digitizing Orphaned VHS Collections at the University of Cincinnati
Gina K. Armstrong, Birmingham-Southern College

P03 - The Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Project
Chris Petersen, Oregon State University Libraries

P04 - Museum, Meet Your Archivist: Allied Professionals and the Need for Advocacy
Sara Seltzer, J. Paul Getty Trust

P05 - Digitization Requests for Internal Staff
Tess Colwell, Brooklyn Historical Society

P06 - But Is It Archival? How We Determine Research Value
Kathryn J. Hujda, University of Minnesota Archives and Special Collections

P07 - The More the Merrier: Mentoring Undergrad Interns in the Archive
Adriana Flores, Boston University
Sarah Pratt, Boston University

P08 - You Are History: Encouraging Donations and Feedback from Students to the University Archives
Sara DeCaro, Baker University

P09 - Same Job, Different Commute: The Remote-Access Archivist
Jeni Spamer, Virginia Mason Health System

P10 - Bringing the Student Voice into the University Archives: A Student Organization Documentation Initiative Case Study
Jenifer Becker, Washington State University Vancouver

P11 - Student Voices: Preserving First-Generation Student Experiences at the University of Northern Colorado
Jane Monson, University of Northern Colorado
Emory J. Trask, University of Northern Colorado

P12 - Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
Patrick Randall, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University

P13 - Archives in Japan: A Case Study from an "Outsider"
Jane Thaler, University of Pittsburgh

P14 - Bridging the "Digital" Divide: Implementing a Distributed Digital Preservation Program at Georgetown University Library
Joe Carrano, Georgetown University Library

P15 - Managing Subject Privacy in a Hybrid Collection: Implementing Tiered Access in the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program Records
Celeste Brewer, Columbia University

P16 - North Dakota Pulitzer Prizes: Programming Supported by Archival Collections
Trista Raezer-Stursa, North Dakota State University Archives

P17 - Six Degrees of Separation: Implementing EAC-CPF to Explore Connections Between Physicists and Their Records
Sarah Cochrane, American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Amanda Nelson, American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library and Archives

P18 - Keeping on Track: If You Miss the Train I'm On...
Elizabeth Parker, Cornell University - ILR School, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives

P19 - Roadblocks to Care: Veterans and the National Archives
Marci Bayer, National Archives and Records Administration

P20 - Partnering to Preserve and Provide Access to Legacy PC Games
Heidi Elaine Kelly, Indiana University
Luke Menzies, Indiana University

P22 - Connecting to Users Outside the Archive: Archivists in the Classroom and Community
Alexandra Mills, Concordia University

P23 - Connecting Archival Materials to Prison Inmates
Derek Potts, DePaul University

P24 - Su Voto es Su Voz: Documenting Democracy through the Records of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project
Leah S. Rios, University of Texas at San Antonio

P25 - Archival Education and Changing Foundations in the 21st Century
Desiree Alaniz, Simmons College
Kathleen Carter, Simmons College

P27 - TMI? Non-destructive Redacting Options for Archival Collections
Erin Hammeke, Duke University Libraries

P28 - Translating Pigments: The Ways in Which We Can Digitize Color in Archival Objects
Alyssa V. Loera, University of California, Los Angeles

P29 - Collaboration Among Small Archives: Going Beyond the Limits of Limitations
Robert Schimelpfenig, WSU Vancouver

P30 - Always Be Teaching: Reading Room Exhibits and Displays as Instructional Tools
Joshua Cobbs Youngblood, University of Arkansas Libraries

P31 - Public Access to Reparation and Restitution Files in German State Archives
Katharina Hering, National Equal Justice Library and independent researcher

P32 - Moving Music: A Collaborative Project at the Library of Congress
Ashley Greek, Library of Congress
Jennifer Lewis, Library of Congress

P33 - Leveraging Opportunities: Small Steps Toward a Records Management Program
Asako Shiba, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

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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 →

Gina K. Armstrong

Archives and Digital Initiatives Librarian, Birmingham-Southern College
Gina K. Armstrong is an archivist and librarian at Birmingham-Southern College (BSC). Prior to BSC, Armstrong served as an IMLS apprentice at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, where she concurrently completed a museum studies certificate at the University of Cinci... Read More →

Marci Bayer

Archivist, National Archives
Marci Bayer is an archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration. While she currently works in the accessioning office, she is a former military reference archivist.
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Jenifer Becker

Reference Librarian, Washington State University Vancouver
Jenifer Becker is a librarian at Washington State University Vancouver, where she is pursuing her interest in student inclusion in the university archives. Jenifer holds a MLIS specializing in archival studies from UCLA and a BA in history from Knox College.
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Celeste Brewer

Processing Archivist, Columbia University
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Joe Carrano

Digital Archivist, MIT Libraries
Joe Carrano is a Digital Archivist at MIT Libraries. He has an MA in History and an MLS with a specialization in Archives, Records, and Information Management from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Kathleen Carter

Simmons College

Sarah Cochrane

Assistant Archivist, American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library and Archives
Graduated in December 2016 with an MLIS from University of Maryland. She has worked at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives since November 2015 and is currently the Assistant Archivist. She worked on the migration of information into and creation of EAC-CPF records among other tasks... Read More →

Tess Colwell

Arts Librarian for Research Services, Yale University
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Sara DeCaro

University Archivist, Baker University

Adriana Flores

Assistant Archivist for Acquisitions, Boston University

Ashley Greek

Preservation Specialist, Library of Congress
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Erin Hammeke

Senior Conservator, Duke University Libraries
Erin Hammeke is a Senior Conservator for Special Collections at Duke University Libraries. She received her MSLIS and Certificate of Advanced Study in the Conservation of Library and Archives Materials from the Kilgarlin Center at the University of Texas at Austin and received a BA... Read More →

Katharina Hering

Digital Project Librarian, German Historical Institute in Washington, DC
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Kathryn Hujda

Manuscripts Curator, Minnesota Historical Society
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Heidi Elaine Kelly

Digital Preservation Librarian, Indiana University

Jen Lewis

Preservation Specialist, Library of Congress
Jennifer is a Preservation Specialist at the Library of Congress, where she works on the stabilization of large and unusual collections. She received her M.S.I. from the University of Michigan in 1999, and was a visual materials and recorded sound archivist before focusing on con... Read More →

Alyssa Loera

Digital Services & Technology Librarian, Cal Poly Pomona
Alyssa Loera is a digital services and technology librarian at Cal Poly Pomona. Her professional interests include digital libraries, imaging, intellectual property, conservation, preservation and digital content management.
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Luke Menzies

Digital Preservation Technician, Indiana University
Luke Menzies is currently a dual MLS/MA student at Indiana University. His fields of concentration are digital humanities, digital preservation, and Central Asian history. He also holds MA degrees in Slavic Linguistics and Islamic Studies.
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Alexandra Mills

Special Collections Archivist, Concordia University
Alexandra Mills has served as the Special Collections Archivist at Concordia University Library since 2014. She holds an MLIS from the School of Information Studies at McGill University and an MA in art history from Concordia University.

Jane Monson

Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Northern Colorado
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Amanda Nelson

University Archivist, Wesleyan University
In addition to my work with oral histories and online resources, I coordinate our outreach and social media efforts on Twitter and Facebook. I've created a strategy for what we post and why for management, along with finding ways to include social media in my workflows and helping... Read More →
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Elizabeth Parker

Technical Services Archivist, Cornell University - ILR School, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives
Elizabeth Parker is the Technical Services Archivist at the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives, Cornell University. Prior to that, Ms. Parker spent four years at the Newark Public Library's Puerto Rican Community Archives.
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Alexis Peregoy

Associate Archivist, Center for Creative Photography
I am responsible for the care of and access to collections related to the history of photography at the Center for Creative Photography. Incoming Vice Chair for the Visual Materials Section (2020-2021). Digital Archives Specialist certificate holder. Received my MSI from the University... Read More →
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Chris Petersen

Archivist, Oregon State University
Chris Petersen has worked in the OSU Libraries since 1996. Much of his career has been devoted to exploring the life and work of Linus Pauling. He is also the director of the Oregon State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Project, the largest oral history initiative ever conducted... Read More →
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Derek Potts

Archives Processing Assistant, DePaul University
Derek Potts is an Archives Processing Assistant at DePaul University. As part of his work in DePaul Special Collections and Archives, Derek manages correspondence with prison inmates requesting copies of prisoner-made and prisoner-centric zines found in the Anthony Rayson zine co... Read More →
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Sarah Pratt

Archivist, Boston University
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Trista Raezer-Stursa

Head, North Dakota State University Archives
Trista Raezer-Stursa is the head of the North Dakota State University Archives. She has worked at the archives in various roles since 2012. She received an MLIS at San Jose State University, and previously worked at the Santa Clara County Archives and Santa Clara University.

Patrick Randall

Community Manager, Harvard University
Patrick completed his MLIS at Simmons College in 2016 after serving in the U.S. Army. He now works at Harvard University, where he combines his interest in natural history with his work as Community Manager for an IMLS-funded grant called Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literatu... Read More →
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Leah Rios

Manuscript Archivist, University of Texas at San Antonio

Robert Schimelpfenig

Archivist, Washington State University, Vancouver
Robert Schimelpfenig is an Archivist for the Washington State University Vancouver Library, Archives and Special Collections. His interest is in collaborating with local historical and cultural institutions to provide digital access to archival collections, training and assist in... Read More →
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Sara Seltzer

Institutional Archivist, J. Paul Getty Trust
Sara Seltzer is the Institutional Archivist at the Getty responsible for managing the current and historic business records of the J. Paul Getty Museum. She works with Museum staff to ensure their information needs are met and specializes in the Museum's institutional history.

Asako Shiba

Archivist for University Records, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Asako is the Archivist for University Records at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) Library. She held various librarian positions previously. She earned an MLISc from UHM and currently is a student in the Master of Archives and Records Administration Program at the San Jose State... Read More →
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Jeni Spamer

Archivist, Virginia Mason Health System
Jeni earned her MSI from the University of Michigan in 2006. She received her Digital Archives Specialist certificate in 2014. She has worked in both academic special collections/university archives and corporate archives. Jeni lives in Baltimore, Maryland, but "commutes" to Seat... Read More →
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Jane Thaler

Project Archivist/ Doctoral Student, University of Colorado Boulder, University of PIttsburgh
Jane is a doctoral student at the University of Pittsburgh and a Project Archivist for the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections at the University of Colorado Boulder.
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Jay Trask

Head of Archives & Special Collections/Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado
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Joshua Cobbs Youngblood

Research and Outreach Services Librarian, University of Arkansas Libraries
Joshua Youngblood has been the Research and Outreach Services Librarian for the University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections since 2011. A graduate of Florida State University and a certified archivist, he is an active member of SAA, SSA, and ACRL.

Friday July 28, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm PDT
Pre-Function C, Level 1 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232