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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.

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John Caldwell

Coord. of Political Papers and Electronic Records, University of Delaware Library, Museum & Press
John Caldwell is the Coordinator of Political Papers and Electronic Records at the University of Delaware.
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Danielle Emerling

Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist, West Virginia University
Danielle Emerling is Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist at the West Virginia University Libraries. She serves as treasurer for the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress and has served as Chair of the SAA Congressional Papers Section.
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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 extensive background... Read More →
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M. Alison White

Deputy Senate Archivist for Digital Collections, U.S. Senate Historical Office
Alison White has been with the U.S. Senate Historical Office since 2009 focusing on electronic records and digital preservation. Before that she spent 6 years at the University of Virginia Law Library as Archivist and Curator of Special Collections.

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