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Thursday, August 20 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
P02 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - Building Bridges: Leading an Interdisciplinary Army of Graduate Student Interns

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Shein’s presentation  illustrates how UNLV Special Collections is improving collection access and raising its profile on campus by building bridges with the history and public history departments.  “In the spirit of SAA's Best Practices for Internships, we offer meaningful employment and professional development for graduate students.”  Students create DACS-compliant descriptions and learn practical, transferrable skills, while improving the quality and increasing the quantity of the institution’s online finding aids.  The poster outlines project management and intern oversight.

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Cyndi Shein

Head, Special Collections Technical Services, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Cyndi Shein is the Head of Special Collections Technical Services at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Libraries. She previously held positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Libraries; the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum Library and Archives; the University of California, Irvine (UCI) Libraries Special Collections and Archives; and the Getty Institutional Archives. She earned her MLIS (concentration in... Read More →


Thursday August 20, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Ballroom Level Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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