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Saturday, August 16 • 10:00am - 11:00am
SESSION 702 - Making It Rain: Crowdfunding for Archival Projects

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While there is increasing competition for limited institutional funding, grants, and donations for on-going archival processing, there are now internet-based funding tools to reach out to unique constituencies with an interest in specific archival materials. The presenters explore the use of crowdfunding platforms, including Kickstarter and Scalefunder, to raise money to process collections that are of significant interest to a targeted audience and they address the process of creating a crowdfunding campaign.


Carleton S. Gholz

President, Detroit Sound Conservancy
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Ethan Henderson

Curator of Special Collections, Georgetown University
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Waverly Lowell

Curator, University of California, Berkeley
As Curator of the Environmental Design Archives, I've developed a standard series system to facilitate processing large collections, worked with a magical method to make large slide collections readily and remotely accessible and promotes user driven digitization, and used Omeka... Read More →

Bob Scarr

Archivist, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Bob Scarr is the Archivist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. He is a freelance musician in the Atlanta area. He has 35 years of experience performing with various regional orchestras and big band ensembles. His first love however, is the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) who he... Read More →
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Emily Vigor

Digital and Collections Archivist, Environmental Design Archives
Emily Vigor is the Collections Archivist at the Environmental Design Archives at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds an MLIS from San Jose State University, with an emphasis in Archival Studies, and an MA in Art History from Richmond University in London.

Saturday August 16, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Marriott Salon 1 [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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