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Friday, August 21 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
SESSION 406 - Postcustodial Theory of Archives: A Debate (and We're Not Talking About Janitors)

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Witness and participate in a debate about the post-custodial approach to managing and providing access to archival collections. The postcustodial theory of archives suggests that "archivists will no longer physically acquire and maintain records,” but that they “will provide management oversight for records that will remain in the custody of the record creators." Affirmative and Negative teams present points and counterpoints to support their positions and rebut those of their counterparts. Audience participation is encouraged!  (Negative Team: Chaudron, Hight; Affirmative Team: O'Neal, Sangwand)

Speakers
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Natalie Baur

Bibliotecaria de preservación, Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas, El Colegio de México
Natalie Baur is the Bibliotecaria de Preservación at the Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas at El Colegio de México in Mexico City, an institute of higher learning specializing in Humanities and Social Science. Previously she served as the Archivist for the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami Libraries, Fulbright-García Robles scholar in Mexico during the 2015-2016 academic year, and co-founder of the Itinerant Archivists in... Read More →
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Gerald Chaudron

Curator, Special Collections, University of Memphis
Gerald Chaudron is the Curator of Special Collections at the University of Memphis Libraries and was the Preservation Librarian there from 2013-2015. Before that, he was the Manuscripts Librarian at Mississippi State University Libraries from 2008. Gerald holds a PhD in History from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and a MLIS from Louisiana State University. He has taught in Japan and China and has written articles on archival topics... Read More →
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Cliff Hight

University Archivist, Kansas State University
Cliff Hight is Assistant Professor and University Archivist at Kansas State University. Previously, he was Archivist/Curator at the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center in Cañon City, Colorado. He cut his professional teeth at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, working first as Technical Services Intern in the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development and later as Graduate... Read More →
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Daniel W. Noonan

eRecords/Digital Resources Archivist, The Ohio State University
As the e-Records/Digital Resources Archivist at The Ohio State University, Dan Noonan reports to the University Archivist, providing consultation to campus departments and units on efficient and effectively best practices for managing their electronic records. Additionally, he collaborates with Library personnel in the development and implementation of processes for long-term digital preservation. Previously, he was the supervisor for... Read More →
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Jennifer O'Neal

University Historian and Archivist, University of Oregon
Jennifer O'Neal is the University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon, and affiliated faculty with the Clark Honors College, History Department, and Native Studies program. She specializes in American West and Native American history, with a specific emphasis on decolonizing methodologies and social movements. Her research is dedicated to the intersections between social, cultural, and historical contexts in which archives... Read More →
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T-Kay Sangwand

Human Rights Archivist, University of Texas at Austin Libraries
T-Kay Sangwand is the Human Rights Archivist for the University of Texas at Austin Libraries' Human Rights Documentation Initiative and the Librarian for Brazilian Studies for the Benson Latin American Collection. Over the past six years, she has worked with non-governmental organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the U.S. to preserve their human rights documentation. In 2015, she was named one of Library Journal's Movers and Shakers... Read More →


Friday August 21, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 21 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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