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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

Director of Digital Curation Services, University of Virginia
University of Virginia
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Jackie R. 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 collections, she oversees several departments including Records Management, the Sports Archives and Fred Waring's America. She is the author of articles on archives... Read More →
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Matthew Farrell

Digital Records Archivist, Duke University Archives

Val Gillispie

University Archivist, Duke University

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

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