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Thursday, August 20 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
SESSION 104 - Advocating for Access Through Japanese-U.S. Pilot Project About Atomic-bomb-related Archives

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This session explores how Tokyo-area graduate archival students and faculty teamed up with Houston-area archivists to support and inspire each other while collaborating around issues affected by diverse cultural approaches to management, technology, metadata, research, and privacy. Together they created a pilot project using atomic-bomb-related material to learn how to implement a large-scale international digital project that gives online access to researchers and the public.

Speakers
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Yo Hashimoto

Student, Gakushuin University
I am a doctoral student of Gakushuin University in Tokyo. My research theme is focused on archival arrangement.
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Izumi Hirano

Archivist, Research Center for Cooperative Civil Societies, Rikkyo University
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Philip Montgomery

Head of the McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library
Philip Montgomery is the Head of the John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center at the Texas Medical Center Library in Houston. The McGovern Historical Collections is dedicated to preserving the history of medicine with a focus on Houston and Texas. He worked as an archivist and special collections librarian at Rice University's Woodson Research Center before taking his current position in 2010. He received his MLIS from the... Read More →
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Nami Won

Graduate Student, Gakushuin University
My research theme is Establishment of Local archives, focused on legislation of Records management and Archives Act. Also I am interested in digital archives, open-source archives software and beer.
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Sandra Yates

Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, Texas Medical Center Library
Sandra Yates earned her MSIS from University of Texas at Austin in 2010. She has worked on digital projects at the Jacinto Museum of History, Harry Ransom Center, Perry Castañeda Library, and McGovern Historical Center. She has been at The TMC Library from 2011 to present, serving as Instructional Technologies Librarian, Web Services Librarian, and Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at the McGovern Historical Center. In 2015, she earned... Read More →


Thursday August 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 26C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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