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Wednesday, April 17 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lightning Round: Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement Project Showcase

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Interactive Digital Exhibits: A Gateway to Community Engagement   
#beinthecircle is an interactive exhibit for a community read initiative One Book, One Village 2017 at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. Inspired by Dave Eggers’ The Circle, the exhibit invited library customers to reflect on how social media had influenced them, individually and collectively, as well as challenge them to imagine a utopian society of their own. My talk will highlight the exhibit conceptualization and content development. Using the exhibit as an example, I will address how special exhibits with the use of digital technology in public library can serve as community engagement and alternative impact assessment.
Presenter: Carol Ng-He, Exhibits Coordinator, Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Let’s get Visual: A New Tool for Assigning RightsStatements.org Statements   
Introducing a new visual tool for selecting standardized rights statements from RightsStatements.org and Creative Commons: bit.ly/RightsTool. Created through PA Digital’s rights group, the Rights Tool lets you determine an item’s copyright status, then navigate to the correct statement without undertaking supplemental research or reading, easing implementation and simplifying workflows for hubs and repository managers. Galson will connect the Tool to the work currently being undertaken by the DPLA’s national rights statements working group, as well as to other efforts to encourage the adoption of the RightsStatements.org standard worldwide.
Presenter: Gabe Galson, Technology Projects Librarian, Temple University. Member, DPLA Rights Statements Working Group, and PA Digital Rights group
Integration of primary source sets into K-12 curriculum   
This presentation will talk about the integration of MWDL’s primary source sets into classroom curriculum. Primary sources provide rich stories and historical experiences and are widely available today through digitization efforts and hosting on digital library platforms. MWDL is working on creating an education toolkit using primary source sets available in its portal, for integration into K-12 classroom curriculum and also as a supplemental resource for K-12 educators. These resources will support the use of culturally relevant primary sources that are engaging for students as supplemental resources to the traditional curriculum.
Presenter: Kinza Masood, Director, Mountain West Digital Library

Creating Community through Digital Futures: Sustainability beyond the 1's and 0's   
The concept of sustaining digital projects is often seen as machine-dependent, focused on continual innovation to ensure content integrity via migration, web platforms or emulation. How can we work to extend this passion for continual innovation to building relationships that sustain and support our projects? This talk will share concrete examples and successful models for creating community around digital projects within and outside your organization.
Presenter: Molly Szymanski - NDSR Digital Preservation Fellow - The Art Institute of Chicago

Partners in History Revisited: DPLA and Beyond   
Partners in History Revisited: DPLA and Beyond is a follow up to the 2017 DPLA presentation Partners in History: Chicago State University Archive and International Society of Sons & Daughters of Slave Ancestry Digital Collaboration. The lightning talk will include a debut of the collection on DPLA and share how CSU and ISDSA has “activated” the archive through outreach, "Wall of Remembrance", and public outreach programs.
Presenter: Raquel Flores-Clemons, University Archivist and Director of Archives, Records Management, and Special Collections, Chicago State University

Cultural Heritage in the Round: Considerations for pointing to 3D content from DPLA    
Increasingly, museums and universities are integrating virtual reality, augmented reality, and 3D modeling applications into their online platforms. This Lightning Talk will address some factors to consider as we embark on pointing to contributing partners' 3D content from DPLA.
Presenter: Tara Carlisle, University of Oklahoma

Search Strategy Strategies: Metadata Aggregation and Umbra Search African American History  The challenges of umbrasearch.org search strategy go to the heart of challenges confronting archives and libraries regarding description, metadata standards, diverse collections, histories of non-diverse staff, archival protocols such as “More Product Less Process,” and more.  This presentation provides a short overview of how we confront issues of race, description, and diverse collections as one of the largest consumers of DPLA's massive metadata corpus.    
Presenter: Cecily Marcus and Mary Lodu, University of Minnesota Libraries

From 2-D Print to a Multi-Faceted Portal: Exploring the 25-year evolution of the LA as Subject Directory   
This session examines the 20-year evolution of the LA as Subject (LAAS) directory as it moved from a print to an online format. The online version, allowed it to be edited and expanded by LAAS members in egalitarian fashion—giving each entity represented the power to update their own entry. Now in its 20th year, LAAS aims to move beyond the functionality of a directory to an interactive portal that will provide a dynamic online presence for community archives and a centralized platform for researchers that considers visual media; taxonomy creation; front-end and back-end user functionality; and face-to-face community engagement.
Presenters: Liza Posas, LA as Subject Coordinator, USC Libraries and Stella Castillo, LA as Subject Community Archives Specialist

New Horizons: Integrating the Last 20 into digital projects   
The session will outline one approach to assessing titles that fall within a portion of U.S. copyright law (Section 108(h)) to include published works from 1924-1941 into digital initiatives. This talk will include current work that involves library personnel from digital projects, copyright, cataloging, collection development and systems to identify and select titles that qualify in the copyright exception, focusing on defining "forgotten" and "neglected" works. The talk will provide tips for librarians to start a Last 20 project with some initial steps for collections of any size.
Presenter: Virginia Dressler, Digital Projects Librarian, Kent State University

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Ann Hanlon

Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ann Hanlon is Head of Digital Collections and Initiatives at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She also co-founded and leads the Digital Humanities Lab at UWM. Ann has an MA in History from the University of Maryland and her MSLIS from the University of Illinois. She has worked... Read More →
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Emily Pfotenhauer

Recollection Wisconsin Program Manager, WiLS
As a Community Liaison/Service Specialist for WiLS (Wisconsin Library Services), Emily Pfotenhauer manages the Recollection Wisconsin digital collections consortium and other collaborative digital initiatives. She is a member of the DPLA Advisory Council.


Mary Lodu

University of Minnesota Libraries
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Virginia Dressler

Digital Projects Librarian, Kent State University

Tara Carlisle

Digital Scholarship Specialist, University of Oklahoma
Tara Carlisle is Digital Scholarship Specialist at the University of Oklahoma Libraries where she facilitates collaborative research projects in the Digital Scholarship Lab at the Helmerich Collaborative Learning Center. The Digital Scholarship Lab serves as a nucleus for faculty... Read More →
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Raquel A. Flores-Clemons

University Archivist | Director of Archives, Records Mgmt., & Special Collection, Chicago State University
Raquel Flores-Clemons received her MSLIS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. An advocate for equity and access, she maintains a deep commitment to capturing historical narratives of communities of color and engages Hip Hop as a method of archival praxis + information... Read More →
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Gabriel N. Galson

Technology Projects Librarian, Temple University Libraries
Gabe Galson is a Technology Projects Librarian at Temple U, serving as project manager for web and tech dev projects. He serves on the DPLA Rights Statements Working Group and the PA Digital DPLA hub, and has a background in archives/digitization.
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Cecily Marcus

Givens Collection/Umbra Search, University of Minnesota
Cecily Marcus is Principal Investigator of Umbra Search African American History (umbrasearch.org) and curator of the Givens Collection of African American Literature, the Performing Arts Archives, and the Upper Midwest Literary Archives at the University of Minnesota. Marcus has... Read More →
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Kinza Masood

Director, Mountain West Digital Library, Mountain West Digital Library
As the Director of Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL), I work with partner institutions around the Mountain West region, to collaborate on digital library workflows and projects.Prior to this, I worked at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah as the Head of Digital... Read More →
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Carol Ng-He

Digital Collections Curator, University of Chicago

Molly Szymanski

Digital Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago
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Liza Posas

L.A. as Subject Coordinator, USC Libraries
Hello like-minded people, I am a woman who wears a couple of hats. One hat I have worn since 2009 is my L.A. as Subject (LAAS) Coordinator hat. LAAS, hosted by the University of Southern California Libraries, is a consortium of over 200 individuals and organizations that archive... Read More →
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Stella Castillo

L.A. as Subject Community Archives Specialist, University of Southern California
Stella Castillo is currently the LA as Subject Community Archives Specialist at the University of Southern California Libraries. As the LA as Subject Community Archives Specialist, Stella actively engages with LA as Subject community archive members to increase the discoverability... Read More →

Wednesday April 17, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Pritzker Auditorium 400 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60605