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Friday, August 15 • 9:15am - 10:15am
SESSION 310 - Database Management: Challenges for Military Records on the Home Front

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Using military records as case studies, panelists share how they make information available from their databases.  Short presentations on projects dealing with legacy databases include a citizen archivist project to create a database for previously unknown revolutionary records, a project to make available World War II diaries at the US Air Force Academy,  a database set up to provide access to military oral histories, and an overview of accessing US Marine Corps records, all of which should engender discussion about finding records and what archivists do to facilitate working with databases that are not user-friendly.

Barnes: Innovative Database at National World War II Museum
Cina: Unlimited Restricted Access: Access Conundrums at the USMC Archives and Special Collections Branch
Musella: Citizen Archivist Project for Records of the Congressional Committees of Military Affairs
Ruwell: Stalag Luft III Records Project at the Air Force Academy

Speakers
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Lindsey Barnes

Senior Archivist/Digital Projects Manager, The National WWII Museum
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Greg Cina

Team Leader, Archives, U.S. Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections
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Anne Musella

Privacy Analyst, Department of the Treasury
Anne Musella is a privacy analyst and information manager for the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices. Anne’s professional interests are focused on military and land records produced by the federal government. She is currently pursuing a Master of Archives and Records Administration from San Jose State University. Anne obtained a Masters in Applied History from George Mason University in 2011. She is currently the treasurer of... Read More →
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Bobbi Posner

Lead Processing Archivist, U.S. Navy
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Mary Elizabeth Ruwell

Academy Archivist, USAFA, US Air Force Academy


Friday August 15, 2014 9:15am - 10:15am
Washington 6 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008