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Thursday, August 14 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
P09 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - University Archives and Community Organizations: Ensuring Access through Collaboration

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How can a university archives establish a successful ongoing relationship with a community archives? What are the benefits and challenges of such collaboration? How can both entities work together toward a mutually beneficial goal? This session will explore these questions via the example of the University of Massachusetts Boston's collaborative project with The Irish Ancestral Research Association to preserve and provide access to a collection of mortuary records from the Massachusetts Catholic Order of Foresters.


Andrew Elder

Digital Archives and Outreach Librarian, University of Massachusetts, Boston
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Jessica Holden

Archival Reference and Processing Librarian, University of Massachusetts Boston
Jessica Holden is the Archival Reference and Processing Librarian for University Archives and Special Collections at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She manages the department's processing and reference services, supervises processing staff and interns, and contributes to collaborative department projects and programs such as the Mass. Memories Road Show. She received an M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in 2012... Read More →
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Joanne Riley

University Archivist, University of Massachusetts, Boston
I happily serve as University Archivist and Curator of Special Collections at UMass Boston, a great urban public university that sits on the edge of Boston Harbor. I manage the Healey Library's archival research collections and related academic and community-based initiatives including overseeing projects like the “Mass. Memories Road Show”, a long-term initiative to collect and archive images and oral histories related to Massachusetts... Read More →

Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Conference Registration Foyer [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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