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Saturday, August 16 • 10:00am - 11:00am
SESSION 703 - From Crawling to Walking: Improving Access to Web Archives

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This lightning talk will highlight challenges and solutions to promoting access and discovery of web archives. Speakers will discuss descriptive strategies towards integrating web archives with EAD finding aids, MARC records in library catalogs, and other discovery systems and tools. In addition, speakers will discuss how they are assessing the effectiveness of these descriptive approaches in order to provide better access, along with evaluations of the usage and impact of making web archived content available.

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John Bence

University Archivist, Emory University
John Bence is the University Archivist in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University. John leads the Emory University Archives in acquiring, arranging, describing, and providing access to university records and special collections in all formats... Read More →

Rick Fitzgerald

Librarian, Library of Congress
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Polina Ilieva

Head of Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Archives & Special Collections
As Head of the UCSF Archives & Special Collections, Polina is responsible for all aspects of planning, collections management, donor relations, and a variety of other programs including digitization and web archiving. She serves as a PI for two grant funded projects that will expand... Read More →
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Benn Joseph

Head of University Archives & Special Collections, Illinois Institute of Technology
MSLS (2006), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Professional Experience: Head, University Archives & Special Collections, Paul V. Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology, June 2015 - present. Manuscript Librarian, Northwestern University, June 2009 - June 2015. Project... Read More →

Rosalie Lack

Product Manager, California Digital Library

Mike Paulmeno

Electronic Services Librarian, Delta State University
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Anna Perricci

Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships, Webrecorder, Perricci Consulting
Let's talk about web archiving!
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Meg Tuomala

Lead, Access & Outreach, Gates Archive
Meg Tuomala (she, her, hers) is Lead for Access & Outreach at the Gates Archive in Seattle. The Gates Archive focuses on the preservation of the personal and philanthropic endeavors of the Gates family, including the records of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Olga Virakhovskaya

Lead Archivist for Collections Management, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
Olga supervises archival processing and provides collection management oversight for a diverse range of collections. Her professional interests include archival description, privacy and ethics. Olga holds a MLIS from the Southern Connecticut State University and an MA from the University... Read More →

Jennifer Wright

Archives and Information Management Team Leader, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Jennifer Wright is the Archives and Information Management Team Leader at the Smithsonian Institution Archives where she began in 2001. She specializes in appraisal, records management, acquisitions, accessioning, processing, and collection management with special emphasis on new... Read More →

Jane Zhang

Assistant Professor, Catholic University of America
Jane Zhang is an assistant professor at the Department of Library and Information Science, the Catholic University of America. She holds a PhD in Library and Information Studies with archival concentration from Simmons College, Boston, and a joint Master of Archival Studies and Library... Read More →

Saturday August 16, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Washington 4 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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