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Friday, August 21 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
SESSION 503 - Out of the Underground: Documenting Your Local Music Community

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Documenting local music scenes brings unique challenges for archivists. Take the opportunity to learn from the real-world experiences of our lightning talk speakers, representing local music documentation efforts from around the nation.  Discussion covers such issues as crossing the divides between institutions and communities, engaging with local musicians and music businesses, documentation strategies, donor relations, building sustainable programs, conducting oral histories, partnering with other organizations, and providing access to musical and music-related materials. 

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Michele Casto

Special Collection Librarian, Special Collections
As a librarian in Washingtoniana, DC Public Library's local history department, Michele Casto manages photo reference, teaches house history workshops and plans the ongoing Know Your Neighborhood program series. Most recently she co-founded the DC Punk Archive at DCPL.
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Lucinda Cockrell

Assistant Director/Archivist, Retired, Center for Popular Music
Lucinda Poole Cockrell (CA) is retired Assistant Director/Archivist at the Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University (2001-2015). Prior to becoming an archivist she worked 20 years in the museum and public history field as a director, curator, or consultant in... Read More →
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Rory Grennan

Manuscript and Instruction Archivist, Florida State University
As an archivist I am most excited by innovation and excellence in outreach, reference services, and documentation strategies. My personal interests include rock and roll, graphic novels, and playing bass guitar. Recently, these have all crept into my professional life, and that's... Read More →

Andrew Hansbrough

Library Information Specialist II, University of Missouri Kansas City

Gino Pasi

Archivist/Collections Manager, Wright State University
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Elizabeth E. Reilly

Curator, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville
Elizabeth E. Reilly is curator of the Photographic Archives at the University of Louisville. She holds a BA in Photography from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MA in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management from Ryerson University.
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Scott W. Schwartz

Director and Archivist for Music and Fine Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scott W Schwartz is the Director and Archivist for Music and Fine Arts for the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Jennie Thomas

Director of Archives, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Director of Archives at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Library & Archives since 2009. From 2000-2009, Marilyn Crandell Schleg Archivist and Special Collections Librarian / United Methodist Church West Michigan Conference Archivist at Albion College (Michigan). A member of SAA since... Read More →

Friday August 21, 2015 3:15pm - 4:15pm EDT
Room 25AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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