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Thursday, August 20 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
SESSION 110 - Born-digital Access Hackfest: Collaborative Solution-Building for Current Challenges [Limited Attendance] MOVED TO ROOM 20

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Born-digital access is an unresolved challenge in the archival profession. Best practices for processing and preserving born-digital materials have developed, but solutions for access lag behind. This hackfest invites participants to tackle that challenge head-on by developing solutions designed to mature beyond the Annual Meeting. Session leaders share a brief analysis of survey results that map the current landscape of born-digital access, intended to inspire hacker teams to design achievable best practice models for access.

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Rachel Appel

Digital Projects and Services Librarian, Temple University
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Alison Clemens

Archivist, Beinecke Library, Yale University
Alison Clemens is an Archivist at The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, where she arranges, describes, and catalogs manuscript material; teaches instruction sessions on accessing and interpreting the Beinecke’s collection material; and provides patron support. | | Alison is particularly interested in literary and historical manuscripts, uniting technical services with front line user services, and the ongoing education and... Read More →
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Wendy Hagenmaier

Digital Collections Archivist, Georgia Institute of Technology
Wendy Hagenmaier is the Digital Collections Archivist at the Georgia Tech Archives, where she develops policies and workflows for digital processing, preservation, and access. She received her M.S.I.S. with a focus on digital archives from the University of Texas at Austin. She is Vice President/President Elect of the Society of Georgia Archivists, Chair of the SAA Issues and Advocacy Roundtable, and steering committee member for the SAA... Read More →
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Jessica Meyerson

Digital Archivist, University of Texas at Austin
Jessica Meyerson is Digital Archivist at the Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas in Austin, where she is responsible for building infrastructure to support digital preservation and access. Jessica earned her M.S.I.S. from the University of Texas at Austin with specializations in digital archives and preservation. She is Co-PI on the IMLS-funded Software Preservation Network, and also serves as Steering Committee... Read More →

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

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