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Thursday, October 26 • 8:30am - 10:00am
#r1a: From the Hill to Home State: The Politics of Preserving the Digital Records of the U.S. Congress

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From the Hill to Home State: The Politics of Preserving the Digital Records of the U.S. Congress
Danielle Emerling(1), John Caldwell(2), Katie Delacenserie(3), Adriane Hanson(4), Matt Stahl(5), Alison White(6)
1: West Virginia University, United States of America; 2: University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press; 3: U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; 4: University of Georgia Libraries; 5: University of California, Santa Barbara; 6: U.S. Senate Historical Office
 
Records of the U.S. Congress document national history, the legislative process, and interactions between the people and representatives. They also are increasingly born digital. Archivists will share their experiences building relationships that support digital preservation, offer perspectives from different stages of the records life cycle, and share ideas for improvement.

Speakers
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John Caldwell

Political Papers Archivist, University of Delaware Library
John Caldwell is Sr Assistant Librarian and Political Papers Archivist at the University of Delaware Library. He is formerly an archivist for Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and former National Digital Stewardship Resident in the U.S. Senate Historical Office.
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Danielle Emerling

Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers, West Virginia University
Danielle Emerling is Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist at the West Virginia University Libraries. Previously, she was a congressional papers archivist at the University of Delaware. She serves as Vice Chair of the Congressional Papers Roundtable.
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Adriane Hanson

Head of Digital Stewardship, University of Georgia
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Matt Stahl

University Archivist, University of California, Santa Barbara
Since July 3, 2017, I have worked as the University Archivist at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to this, I served as the inaugural Archivist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, from 2013-2017. | | I also have an extens... Read More →
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Alison White

Deputy Senate Archivist, U.S. Senate
At the moment I am particularly interested in 'collections as data', web archiving and federal government issues related to archiving.


Thursday October 26, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am
Westmoreland

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