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Friday, August 21 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Graduate Student Poster Presentations

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Student posters highlight the research activities of graduate students in archives and records management programs, as well as projects and activities of SAA Student Chapters.  Posters will be on display in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, August 20, from 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm, and on Friday, August 21, from 9:45 am to 5:00 pm.  Students will be present to discuss their posters with attendees on Thursday from 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm and on Friday from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm.

Graduate Student Poster Presentations

1. The Circus Herald Cataloging and Digitization Project
Jacob Riehl, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2. Archival Intelligence in a Digital World: Educational Outreach at the New York University Archives
Shannon McDonald, New York University

3. A Comparative Study of the Concepts of Record and Archives in the United States and China 
Zhaolin (Betty) Yi, and Mengkun (Christina) Zhao, Renmin University of China

4. Understanding and Digitizing Scrapbooks to Uncover Hidden Histories in Archival Collections: Patrick Cardinal Hayes and the Archdiocese of New York in the Bahamas
Elizabeth Alleva, New York University

5. Methods for Assessing Risk in Physical Digital Media Collections: The Robert Altman Archive as a Case Study
Sarah Breen, Alexa Hagen, and Alix Norton, University of Michigan School of Information

6. Translating Physics into English: Processing the Larry Spruch Papers
Celeste Brewer, New York University

7. Towards a "Fully Realized Institutional Repository": Exploring Collaboration Between Archives and IRs
Kayla Hays and Anna Trammell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

8. Deafening Silence: Preservation of Sound Recordings?
Treshani Perera, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

9. Foreign Film Poster Digitization Project: Combining the Resources of Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Carolina Hernandez, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10. Getting to Know FRED: Introducing Workflows for Born-Digital Content
Alice S. Prael and Amy D. Wickner, University of Maryland

11. Voices of the Movement: Digitizing Oral Histories of the Civil Rights Movement
Harvey D. Long, University of Wisconsin-Madison

12. Digitizing Texas History
Emily Russell, University of North Texas

13. (Almost) Forty Years of State Historical Records Advisory Boards
Samantha Abrams, University of Wisconsin-Madison

14. Appraising Diversity: Representing Ethnic and Racial Perspectives in Archival Collections
Megan A. Massanelli, University of Pittsburgh

15. Description Is Data: What EAD Can Tell You about Your Descriptive Practices
Heather Mulliner, New York University

16. Lost and Found: The Shivers and Revels Family Photographs
Mary Kate Kwasnik, University of Wisconsin-Madison

17. Putting Out the Fires: Addressing Preservation Issues in the May Massee Collection to Increase Access and Engagement
Kylie M. Lewis, Emporia State University

18. Developing a Community-Based Approach to Records of Mental Illness
Noah Geraci, University of California, Los Angeles

19. "Can i h3lp u?" Analyzing Chat Reference Questions in a Special Collections Library
Kathleen A. Monahan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

20. A Records Survey and Archival Assessment of Texas Performing Arts
Katherine E. Isham, University of Texas at Austin

21. Application of Mold Remediation Standards in Practice
Jane Billinger, Emporia State University

22. How Many Followers Today? Special Collections Adventures on Tumblr
Dylan Burns, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

23. Crowdsourcing the Archive: Public Participation and Its Impact on Archival Practice
Marissa O. Kings, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

24. Grad Student Syncopation: Contributing to Linked Jazz

Karen L. Hwang, William J. Levay, and Alexandra A. Provo, Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science

25. The Archive of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Erin Allsop, City University of New York-Queens College

26. Metadata Mayhem: An Evaluation of Metadata Usage in the Digital Humanities
Rachel M. Panella, University of Texas at Austin

27. Archival Outreach in Non-Traditional Institutions: The John G. Shedd Aquarium Library and Special Collections
Emily A. Swenson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

28. Processing the William C. Siegmann Collection at Indiana University
Ariadne C. Rehbein, Indiana University, Bloomington

29. Gaining Exposure for an Archives Using Social Media
Samantha L. Snyder, University of Wisconsin-Madison

30. Weaving the Web of Harvard Alumni: Using Encoded Archival Context - Corporate bodies, Persons, and Families to Describe and Connect Harvard Graduates, Professors, and Officers
Kittle Evenson, Simmons School of Library and Information Science

31. Privacy vs. Access: Processing UNC-CH's School of Law Records
Amelia W. Holmes, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

32. Creating a Link: Testing the Archival Research in Sacramento (ARIS) Web-based Catalog
Shelby Kendrick, Monica Mello, and Ignacio Sanchez, SAA Student Chapter, California State University, Sacramento

33. Building Connections, Preserving the Past: The UNC-Chapel Hill SAA Student Chapter
Matthew Cresson, Anne L. Harding, and Elizabeth Shulman, SAA Student Chapter, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

34. SAA@Pratt
J.E. Molly Seegers, SAA Student Chapter, Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science

35. Is There a Place for Fine Art in the Archive?
Wendy Cole and Dana Statton, SAA Student Chapter, Louisiana State University

36. Preparing Us for the Real World: The University of Wisconsin - Madison's Student SAA Chapter
Melissa Schultz and Phillip Windsor, SAA Student Chapter, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

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Samantha Abrams

Web Resources Collection Librarian, Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation
Samantha Abrams is the Ivy Plus Libraries Web Resources Collection Librarian, stationed at Columbia University.
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Elizabeth Alleva

Assistant Archivist, Archives of the Archdiocese of New York
I am a 2015 graduate of the New York University Master of Art's in Archives and Public History Program. I am also the new Assistant Archivist at the Archives of the Archdiocese of New York. I am excited to be at SAA again, this time presenting a poster that is based on my culminating... Read More →

Sarah Breen

University of Michigan School of Information
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Celeste Brewer

Processing Archivist, Columbia University
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Dylan Burns

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Utah State University
Dylan Burns (MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 2016) is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Utah State University. Dylan's expertise is in memory studies, book history, and scholarly publishing.

Wendy Cole

Student, Louisiana State University

Matthew Cresson

Archivist Intern, International Executive Service Corps
Matthew Cresson is an Archivist Intern at the International Executive Service Corps in Washington D.C. where he processes the holdings of the company. He earned his MSLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2016.
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Kittle Evenson

Archivist at Buckingham Browne and Nichols School
I am a recent graduate of Simmons SLIS, a Library Assistant at the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the School Archivist at the Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, MA. I will be presenting a poster on an EAC-CPF exploratory project that I completed at the Harvard... Read More →
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Noah Geraci

MLIS Student/Digital Library Program Assistant, UCLA
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Alexa Hagen

Graduate Student, University of Michigan School of Information
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Anne Ligon Harding

Website & Digital Strategy Intern, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
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Kayla Hays

Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Amelia W. Holmes

Technical Services for Special Collections, University of North Carolina
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Karen Li-Lun Hwang

Metadata Librarian, Semantic Lab/Linked Jazz, Asian American Arts Centre
Working to promote diversity in our cultural record through archives
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Katherine Isham

Records Manager, Beinecke Library
I just started a term position as Records Manager for the Beinecke Library. I am sorting through legacy records, creating a record retention/disposition schedule, and creating a framework for electronic records management that functions within a university setting. In addition to... Read More →

Shelby Kendrick

I'm a graduate student in Public History at Sacramento State University. I am an intern for the California State Library, California History Section, as well as the current president of the SAA Sacramento State Student Chapter.
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Marissa Kings

Imaging Services Manager, UCLA Southern Regional Library Facility
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Bill Levay

Digital archivist, Winthrop Group, Inc.

Kylie Lewis

Public Services Supervisor, Emporia State University
I graduated with my undergraduate degree in Information Resource Studies in 2012. I am in my final year of MLS/Archival courses at ESU. I currently serve as the Public Services Supervisor at Emporia State University. I assist researchers, process research requests, plan outreach... Read More →
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Harvey Long

Librarian, Alabama A&M University
Harvey Long is Head of Access Services at Alabama A&M University in Normal, AL. After graduating with an English degree from Winston-Salem State University, he received a Master of Arts degrees in Library & Information Studies, with concentrations in archival and African-American... Read More →

Megan Massanelli

Graduate Student, University of Pittsburgh
I'm a current student in the Archives and Information Sciences MLIS program at the University of Pittsburgh. In particular, I am interested in audiovisual materials and community archiving practices. Presently, I work as a Project Archivist at the Senator John Heinz History Center... Read More →
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Shannon McDonald

Archivist, National Park Service
NYU Archives Alumni. Archivist for the National Capital Region of the National Park Service. Manage papers associated with the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site. Interested in archival outreach, advocacy, and accessibility.
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Monica Mello

CSUS SAA Student Chapter President, California State University, Sacramento
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Heather Mulliner

Graduate Student, New York University
I am a recent graduate of New York University's Archives and Public History program, and work as an archival assistant at the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Through my studies I have focused on questions of archival activism and have recently begun exploring... Read More →

Alix Norton

Student, University of Michigan
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Rachel Panella

The University of Texas at Austin Librraies
I just graduated from the University of Texas at Austin this May with my Masters in Information Studies. By the time this conference has started, I will have been working at my new job at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth as their Museum Library and Archives Administrator. I... Read More →
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Treshani Perera

Head of Fine Arts Technical Services, University of Kentucky
Treshani Perera (she/her) is the Head of Fine Arts Technical Services at the University of Kentucky Libraries Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library. Treshani provides original and complex copy cataloging for all formats and subject areas in the Fine Arts Library, oversees operations... Read More →
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Alice Prael

Digital Accessioning Archivist, Beinecke Library, Yale University
Alice Sara Prael holds a BA in English from University of Missouri, Columbia and an MLS from the University of Maryland, College Park, specializing in the curation and management of digital assets. During that time she served as the Digital Programs and Initiatives Graduate Assistant... Read More →
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Ariadne Rehbein

NDSR Resident, Missouri Botanical Garden
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Jacob Riehl

Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Emily Russell

I am a student in the UNT College of Information, an Intern at Southwestern University, and the Curatorial Assistant at The Williamson Museum.
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Melissa Schultz

Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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J.E. Molly Seegers

Museum Archivist, Brooklyn Museum
J.E. Molly Seegers is the Museum Archivist at Brooklyn Museum. She graduated from Pratt Institute with degrees in Information Science and the History of Art and Design. She previously worked at the MoMA Library and FIT?s Special Collections.

Elizabeth Shulman

Graduate Student, Research Assistant- Research & Instruction, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
I am a library science graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I serve as the Secretary of the Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists.
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Samantha Snyder

Junior Fellow, Library of Congress

Dana Statton

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Emily Swenson

Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Anna Trammell

Archival Operations and Reference Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Anna Trammell is the Archival Operations and Reference Specialist at the University of Illinois Archives Research Center/Student Life and Culture Archives.

Amy Wickner

Electronic Records Archivist, UMD
Archivist and PhD student at the University of Maryland, working with born-digital materials and studying non-institutional digital archival practices.

Phillip Windsor

Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Betty Yi

Renmin University of China

Christina Zhao

Renmin University of China

Friday August 21, 2015 12:30pm - 1:45pm EDT
Grand Ballroom BC Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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