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Thursday, August 20 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
P19 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - Divide and Conjure: Processing the Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection

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Working with an oral history consultant, the Historical Resources Center has developed a system to index oral history segments using a coding scheme based on interview topics. Using each interview segment as a discreet object, the archivist ingests each segment into CONTENTdm. Using the individual segments and phrase-indexing search capabilities of CONTENTdm, end users are able to search across the oral history collection for relevant segments instead of relying on an interview-by-interview basis.

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José Javier Garza

Senior Librarian and Archivist, Historical Resources Center, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Jose Javier Garza is an archivist for the Historical Resources Center of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Javier received a MS in Information studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Health Informatics from the University of North Texas. He joined the library in 2007 and currently oversees all archival activity including the oral history collection, the rare book collection, and the... 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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