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Thursday, April 18 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
DPLA and Community Archivists: Connecting Family History, Local Immigration and World History

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St. John's University colleagues established community partnerships with Queens Libraries’ Queens Memory Project, National Archives at NYC, and NYCDOE to obtain a National Archives-NHPRC grant to develop curriculum that connects family and neighborhood history with broader NYC immigration movements and push/pull factors in world history. Project PIs highlighted DPLA exhibitions and Primary Resource Sets for contextualizing immigration narratives and World History movements; professional development sessions also focused on rights statements, metadata, citation features, and the DPLA infrastructure as springboards for discussions about technology literacy, licensing and creative commons, and for gaining a better understanding of how digital archives work.

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Kathryn G. Shaughnessy

Associate University Librarian and OE Librarian, St. John's University
As Open Education Librarian, Prof. Shaughnessy’s research focuses on the ethical dimensions of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) access and ICT-literacy in education and library environments. She is delighted to work with educators to promote "Open" initiatives, and... Read More →

Elaine Carey

Dean, Purdue College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

Thursday April 18, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm CDT
Multi-Purpose Room B