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Monday, October 23 • 4:00pm - 4:55pm
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Presentations
 
Employees, Algorithms, or Contributors: Fine-Tuning the Labor Distribution of Crowdwork
Melissa Gill, Nathaniel Deines
Getty Research Institute, United States of America
 
A critical examination of processes for crowdsourced transcription projects in the GLAM sector with a focus on the boundaries between institutional, community-driven, and algorithmic labor. This presentation will look at examples of projects across the field, including at the Getty Research Institute, and consider the ethical significance of the approaches.
 
 
Creating Welcoming and Ethical Digital Project Communities
Margaret Heller
Loyola University Chicago, United States of America
 
Communities exist thanks to interested people who perceive that they have the capacity to contribute. Shaping that perception is crucial to creating an inclusive and sustainable community. Ensure that you are appropriately supporting your digital project communities with the correct methods for engagement, outreach, communication, and assessment.
 
 
Expanding & Enhancing Our Diverse Communities with Internships
Laurie Taylor, Brian Keith
University of Florida, United States of America
 
Many library position postings have expanded from the MLIS to a relevant advanced degree with experience, expanding applicant pool diversity. Further expansion requires opportunities for library experience. This presentation covers UF’s Graduate Student Internship Program, designed to complement graduate students’ academic careers for multiple job outcomes, including positions in libraries.
 
 
The Tech Diversity Reading Club: Starting the diversity & inclusion conversation
Meghan Musolff
University of Michigan Library, United States of America
 
Encouraged by the University of Michigan Library’s Diversity Strategic Plan, we started the Library IT Tech Diversity Reading Club as a place for colleagues to discuss diversity, inclusion, and accessibility issues, to identify diversity champions, and to gather ideas for addressing our department’s challenges in these areas.
 

Speakers
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Nathaniel Deines

Getty Research Institute
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Melissa Gill

Digital Projects Manager, Getty Research Institute
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Margaret Heller

Digital Services Librarian, Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago
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Brian Keith

Associate Dean for Administrative Services & Faculty Affairs George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Brian is the senior administrator for the areas of Human Resources, Staff Development, Grants Management, Facilities and Security, and Finance and Accounting for the Smathers Libraries. This system includes 405 employees and annual funding in excess of 34 million dollars. Functio... Read More →
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Meghan Musolff

Program Manager for Library IT Services, Training, & Assessment, University of Michigan Library
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Laurie Taylor

Digital Scholarship Librarian, UF
University of Florida


Monday October 23, 2017 4:00pm - 4:55pm
Pennsylvania West

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