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Tuesday, October 24 • 3:00pm - 3:55pm
#t6c: Digital Collections and Representation: Harmonizing Descriptive Practices

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Digital Collections and Representation: Harmonizing Descriptive Practices
Ann Hanlon(1), Gretchen Gueguen(2), Jennifer Roper(3), Elizabeth Gushee(4), Marin Lewis(5)
1: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States of America; 2: Digital Public Library of America; 3: University of Virgnia; 4: University of Texas at Austin; 5: Princeton University
 
This panel will discuss three different models of representing and describing digital collections – the archival, the museum, and bibliographic – and explore how effectively we are representing those models online, how that impacts users, and how we can work together to design better platforms, tools, and descriptive practices.
 

Speakers
avatar for Gretchen Gueguen

Gretchen Gueguen

Data Services Coordinator, DPLA
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Elizabeth Gushee

Head, Digital Collections, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
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Ann Hanlon

Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Marin Lewis

Collections Information Specialist, Princeton University Art Museum
Marin Lewis has been with the Princeton University Art Museum since 2010. She earned her B.A. in Anthropology, with a minor in Museum Studies from Beloit College in 2005 and her M.A. in Museum Anthropology from the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State Univ... Read More →


Tuesday October 24, 2017 3:00pm - 3:55pm
Cambria

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