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Monday, October 23 • 4:00pm - 4:55pm
#m5a: Project Management+

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Sunsetting: Strategies for Portfolio Management and Decommissioning Projects
Jason Ronallo, Bret Davidson
NCSU Libraries
Highly successful projects and services result in maintenance needs that can take a significant amount of ongoing time and effort. How do you continue to have the time to do new projects and start new initiatives? We will present strategies for decommissioning projects and greatly reducing this maintenance burden.
Extending Omeka for Special Collections and Archival Content
Virginia Dressler, Cara Gilgenbach, Haley Antell
Kent State University, United States of America
After being awarded a grant to digitize a large number of documents from its archival collections, the Kent State University Libraries used a “folder-based” approach to describe these materials within its digital repository. This approach required some key changes to the institution’s Omeka instance. Find out about these Omeka enhancements.
Library & laboratory: institutionalizing a dynamic digital projects infrastructure across workgroups.
Patrick Wallace, Ryan Clement
Middlebury College, United States of America
As part of a broad, ongoing effort to coordinate digital scholarship efforts across multiple campuses and disparate administrative units, Middlebury College has launched MiddLab - a "library DevOps" team charged with institutionalizing the iterative development and rapid integration of new digital scholarship tools and services.
Want your project to succeed? Communicate effectively with project stakeholders! A Brief History of Mistakes Made and Lessons learned.
Frederick Zarndt(1), Clifford Wulfman(2)
1: Digital Divide Data, United States of America; 2: Princeton University Library
Princeton and Digital Divide have a long history of collaboration, from digitizing back issues of its student newspaper to avant-garde journals and magazines. Here’s a brief history of their collaboration: what worked, what didn’t, and especially the history of discoveries about communications and project management for the Blue Mountain project.
Plan Like An Architect: Adapting Architectural Programming for the Digital Project
Elizabeth Andrejasich Gibes
Marquette University, United States of America
If design is a problem-solving effort, an essential first step is thorough problem-seeking. This presentation relates the basics of architectural programming to librarians working as digital project managers and shares architectural planning tools that have been adapted for digital work.

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Haley Antell

Digital Project Archivist, Kent State University Libraries
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Ryan Clement

Data Services Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College

Bret Davidson

Associate Head, Digital Library Initiatives, North Carolina State University
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Virginia Dressler

Digital Projects Librarian, Kent State University
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Elizabeth Gibes

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Marquette University
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Jason Ronallo

Head, Digital Library Initiatives, NCSU Libraries
NCSU Libraries
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Patrick Wallace

Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College
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Clifford Wulfman

Coordinator of Library Digital Initiatives, Princeton University
Digital Humanities; periodical studies; magazine digitization
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Frederick Zarndt

Consultant, Global Connexions
Frederick Zarndt has worked with historic and contemporary newspaper, journal, magazine, book, and records digitisation since computer speeds, software, technology, storage, and costs first made it practical. Frederick has experience in every aspect of digitisation projects including... Read More →

Monday October 23, 2017 4:00pm - 4:55pm EDT