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Monday, October 23 • 11:00am - 11:55am
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Taking it Outside: Building Digital Collections with External Collaborators
Suzanne Chase, Salwa Ismail
Georgetown University, United States of America
Using examples that reflect Georgetown University’s scholarly and community-wide interests, Georgetown library staff will discuss how they have successfully collaborated with external stakeholders to create original, openly accessible digital special collections. Special considerations that are unique to these types of collections will be addressed and best practices will be shared.
Texas Digital Library Collaboration: Pooling Resources To Avoid Drowning
Courtney Mumma, Ryan Steans, Kristi Park
Texas Digital Library, United States of America
The Texas Digital Library consortium's members are facing diminishing resources under increased pressure to face new challenges. TDL is making changes to its membership model and expanding some of its service strategies to better leverage shared resources so members can focus on their unique, local projects.
Current Trends in Digital Scholarship Centers, InfoCommons, Makerspaces, and other High Tech Library Facilities
Martin Halbert
UNCG, United States of America
This presentation will summarize findings from a forthcoming 2017 monograph collecting essays from several dozen contributors on the topic of Digital Scholarship Centers,Information Commons, Makerspaces, and other varieties of high technology enabled library service centers. The presentation will include statistics and trends about facilities and programs around the country.
Art in the Library: Using Outreach, Collaboration, and Metadata to Enhance Access to a Local Art Collection
Bryan Ricupero
University of Wyoming, United States of America
A project was recently undertaken to digitize and describe a local art collection held by the Coe Library at the University of Wyoming. This is a multi-departmental effort that includes outreach to local and state artists for interviews about their work. These interviews are used to enhance object description.

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Roberto Vargas

Research Librarian for Humanities & Interdisciplinary Studies, Swarthmore College


Suzanne Chase

Head, Digital Services Unit, Georgetown University
Digital libraries and collections, digital repositories, open source software, and digital preservation.
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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 inform... Read More →
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Salwa Ismail

Library Technologies, Georgetown University Library
Head of Library Technologies at Georgetown University. | Portfolio: library servers, systems and applications, computing infrastructure, web, digital & data scholarship, initiatives & services, and ILS & discovery services ||.2014 ecampus news' “11 leaders shaping the futur... Read More →
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Courtney Mumma

Services Manager, Texas Digital Library
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Bryan Ricupero

Metadata Librarian, University of Wyoming

Ryan Steans

Assistant Director, Texas Digital Library

Monday October 23, 2017 11:00am - 11:55am
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