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Sunday, October 22 • 12:10pm - 1:30pm
lightning lunch: buffet lunch and fast-paced mini-talks

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Quick, 60-second lightning talks about a variety of subjects! Listen while you eat.

Back to the Future: Historically Black Liberal Arts Colleges as Potential Training Ground for Future Digital Library Leaders
Shaundra WalkerGeorgia College, United States of America
This talk will discuss the potential historically black liberal art colleges have to produce future digital library leaders.
Care Ethics and Student Life Documentation
Charlotte KostelicLibrary of Congress, United States of America
Using the principle of informed consent and an ethics of care, the Barnard Archives and Special Collections has developed protocols for acquiring permission from students before crawling their websites.
Creating Community Resources for Digital Project Success: A Call to Action
Amy BockoEmerson College, United States of America
Amy Bocko has taken the first steps to create community digitization resources to be shared in the LAC community, in particular, for under-resourced colleges. 
"There's sheets in them there closets": Revealing the second Klan's mass appeal
Erin WhiteVirginia Commonwealth University Libraries, United States of America
In this talk I'll describe VCU's "Mapping the Second Ku Klux Klan, 1915-1940" digital project and our efforts to connect the dots between the past and the present.
Deep Engagement with First-Gen First-Year Students
Alexis LogsdonMacalester College, United States of America
A report on collaboration with faculty and academic affairs to ensure a smooth transition for first-generation college students embarking on their first year of college.
Surveying at Scale: Developing a Framework to Survey LAC and HBCU Collections for Digital Projects
Sarah Carlson(1), Cecily Marcus(1), Trevor Muñoz(2), Catherine Knight Steele(2) 1: University of Minnesota; 2: University of Maryland
Umbra Search and UMD’s AADHum initiative will convene partners to develop a collections survey framework that helps connect LAC and HBCU collections to other digital library projects.
Collaboration and Digital Archives in Guatemala
Alex GalarzaHaverford College, United States of America
This talk describes collaboration to create a digital archive between a Guatemalan human rights organization and the Digital Scholarship team at Haverford College. 
The Indigenous Digital Archive: Making Digital Access More Effective and More Social
Anna Naruta-MoyaIndigenous Digital Archive, United States of America
Our opensource software allows people to work with digitized documents more naturally and more socially. 
No server, no developers, no problem! Using Scalar for out of the box undergraduate DH projects
Brendan O'ConnellSmith College Libraries, United States of America
Liberal arts colleges wishing to provide digital scholarship resources to students are often hampered by lack of campus resources for customized development of DH tools. Scalar offers users unparalleled out of the box functionality in a free externally-hosted environment. 
The Transatlantic Slave Trade Database: Research and Teaching Applications
Martin HalbertUNCG, United States of America
The Transatlantic Slave Trade Database is the primary resource for the historical study of the slave trade across the Atlantic, and was developed through a series of NEH-funded grants. This brief presentation will discuss Research and Teaching Applications.
Digitizing Hidden Collections
Nicole FerraioloCLIR (Council on Library and Information Resources)
Digitizing Hidden Collections is a $4 million annual grant program administered by CLIR and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Learn about the program and the forthcoming applicant resources that are in the works for the 2018 cycle!*  *pending program renewal
Funding Opportunities at the Institute of Museum and Library Services
Ashley E. SandsInstitute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), United States of America
IMLS Program Officer Ashley E. Sands will provide a brief overview of IMLS funding opportunity deadlines, processes, and point to where attendees can find more information.
Developing a Cross Curricular Humanities Course to Explore Institutional History
Jean Greene, Hinds Community College - Utica Campus
A look at how one community college developed a humanities course designed to introduce students to the history of the institution and to the role the founder in the history of African-american education in the south.
Long-Distance Mentoring: A HBCU Library Alliance Perspective
Jean Greene
Hinds Community College - Utica Campus
A look at how mentoring played an important part in the Leadership Institute of the HBCU Library Alliance.
E-Scholarship @Morgan State University 
Chris IwehaMorgan State University
As a member of the University System of Maryland & Affiliated Institution (USMAI), Morgan State University is taking advantage of the MD-SOAR - a shared digital institutional repository platform to create visibility on the intellectual productivity of Morgan faculty, staff and students.
The Big Picture
Monika RhueJohnson C. Smith University
Storytelling is the most powerful tool to demonstrate the impact of gentrification. The presentation includes tips for engaging with the community and the Big Picture in creating a platform to help residents tell their stories and digitize their memories. 
Pearl Adzei-Stonnes, Virginia Union University
The L. Douglas Wilder Library has taken initiative to digitize Virginia Union University's yearbooks, course catalogs, and bulletins to provide greater access to VUU’s historical documents, a project that will be an invaluable resource for the user community.
Introduction to ART | library deco
kYmberly Keeton, bookista media group
ART | library deco, sweet as the moment when art went “Pop”, is an Online African American Art Reference Journal, documenting the visual experience of art and literature through the eyes of various artists and institutions in the United States and abroad. 
Diversifying the Digital Historical Record Through Community Archives
Chianta Dorsey, Amistad Research Center
This talk will discuss the "Diversifying the Digital Historical Record" project, four forums organized to analyze the role of community archives in diversifying our national digital cultural heritage.
Wow! We did That: A look at historical artifacts and modern use
Shatiqua Mosby-Wilson, Southern University at New Orleans
Using artifacts from the Center for African and African American Center at SUNO to teach students about their origins and inspire them to pursue careers in Museum and Library Science. Digitization, 3-D printing and librarians bring forth a new method for distance learning.

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Amy Bocko

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Emerson College
Emerson College
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Chianta Dorsey

Reference Archivist, Amistad Research Center at Tulane University
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Nicole Ferraiolo

Director, Global Strategic Initiatives, Council on Library and Information Resources
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Jean Greene

Hinds Community College
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Martin Halbert

Dean of University Libraries, UNC Greensboro
Dr. Martin Halbert is Dean of University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He also currently serves as President of the Educopia Institute, an educational nonprofit that advances the well-being of libraries by fostering the advancement of shared information... Read More →
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Charlotte Kostelic

Head, Metadata Management, Columbia University
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Alexis Logsdon

Humanities and Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Minnesota
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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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Trevor Muñoz

Interim Director, MITH/ Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research, University Libraries, University of Maryland
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Anna Naruta-Moya

Project Director, Indigenous Digital Archive
digital inclusion, making archives accessible, community-driven archives, interoperability (International Image Interoperability Format IIIF)
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Brendan O'Connell

Instructional Technology Librarian, Smith College Libraries
I am Instructional Technology Librarian at Smith College Libraries, where I contribute to a variety of emerging projects. I am acutely interested in what academic libraries mean in the liberal arts context. Before this, I was a Library Fellow at North Carolina State University... Read More →
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Monika Rhue

Director of Library Services, Johnson C. Smith University
Monika Rhue is the Director of Library Services and Curation at the James B. Duke Memorial Library, Johnson C. Smith University. She also serves as the  Board Chair for HBCU Library Alliance.
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Ashley Sands

Senior Library Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
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Shaundra Walker

Library Director, Georgia College
I serve as Library Director of the Ina Dillard Russell Library at Georgia College.  In my role, I provide strategic leadership, guiding a team of library professionals and support staff in enhancing and communicating the value and role of the library.  I am a graduate of Spelman... Read More →
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Erin White

Head, Digital Engagement, Virginia Commonwealth University
I'm Erin. My pronouns are they/them/theirs. I've been at VCU for 11 years in various roles, and I set strategic and tactical direction for the digital platforms at VCU Libraries. I also spend a lot of time working on gender inclusion and other diversity and equity efforts at the library... Read More →

Sunday October 22, 2017 12:10pm - 1:30pm EDT