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Saturday, August 22 • 10:00am - 11:00am
SESSION 702 - Controversial Crawling: Documenting University Scandal in Real Time

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With widespread adoption of web archiving options, institutions increasingly have the possibility of documenting internal and public discussion of their activities. This is especially relevant in academic institutions that have faced scandal and controversy in recent years. Three archivists discuss the situations on their campuses—from leadership crises to student porn stars—and how web archiving was used. Discussion covers appraisal strategies, web crawling tools, social media, and the outcome of collecting efforts.


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Bradley Daigle

Strategic and Content Expert/Chair NDSA Leadership, University of Virginia
University of Virginia
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Jackie Esposito

University Archivist, Penn State University
Jackie has been actively engaged in the management of University archival collections for over thirty years. She began serving Penn State in 1986 and has been promoted over the years to her current position as University Archivist. In addition to working with historical University... Read More →
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[Matthew] Farrell

Digital Records Archivist, Duke University Archives
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Valerie Gillispie

University Archivist, Duke University
Valerie Gillispie is the University Archivist at Duke University. She collects institutional records in multiple formats, including born digital and social media content. Prior to joining Duke in 2011, she was Assistant University Archivist at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room 25AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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