Pre-Conference Special Session

8:30-5:00—Wednesday, October 8, 2014

  • Location: The Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin

This DC 2014 special event will bring together experts and practitioners to explore archival description in the cultural heritage descriptive landscape, the emergence of authority files/identity description as an opportunity for cultural heritage cross-community collaboration, and provide attendees with the latest information on key metadata editing and management tools used by the working archivist.


Session Planning Committee:

  • Daniel Pitti — The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia
  • Julianna Barrera-Gomez — University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Eric Childress — OCLC Research
  • Jen Schaffner — OCLC Research
  • Ryan Hildebrand — Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin

8:30-5:00—Program

TIMEPRESENTATIONS
8:30-10:30 Registration
8:30-9:30 Coffee/Snacks
9:30-10:00 Opening/Welcome
Dr. Stephen Enniss, Director « Harry Ransom Center », The University of Texas at Austin
10:00-11:30 Session 1: Fonds
Expert Group on Archival Description (ICA EGAD)
« http://www.ica.org/13799/the-experts-group-on-archival-description/about-the-egad.html »
Gavan McCarthy, Director — « eScholarship Research Centre » (eSRC), University of Melbourne
Daniel Pitti, Associate Director — « Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities », University of Virginia
Encoded Archival Description (EAD Revision (EAD3)
« http://www2.archivists.org/groups/technical-subcommittee-on-encoded-archival-description-ead »
Michael Rush, Accessioning Archivist — « Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library », Yale University
Fondly Collisions: Archival hierarchy and the Europeana Data Model
Valentine Charles, Research & Development Coordinator — « Europeana »
Kerstin Arnold, Research Associate — « ArchivesPortal Europe » (APEx)
11:30-12:30 LUNCH
View special collection of Harry Ransom Center materials (optional)
12:30-2:00 Session 2: Tools
ArchivesSpace
« http://www.archivesspace.org »
Brad Westbrook, Program Manager — « ArchivesSpace » at Lyrasis
Remixing Archival Metadata Project (RAMP)
« http://demo.rampeditor.info/ »
Tim Thompson, Metadata Librarian — « Princeton University Library »,
or
Mairelys Lemus-Rojas, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian — « University of Miami Libraries »
xEAC
« https://github.com/ewg118/xEAC »
Ethan Gruber, Web & Database Developer — « American Numismatic Society »
2:00-3:00 Coffee & Tools Tables
3:00-4:30 Session 3: Bonds
Find & Connect
« http://www.findandconnect.gov.au »
Gavan McCarthy, Director — eScholarship Research Centre (eSRC), University of Melbourne
ISNI (International Standard Name Identifier)
« http://www.isni.org/ »
Anila Angjeli, « Bibliothèque nationale de France » (BnF)
(Member of the Board of Directors of ISNI International Agency)
SNAC (Social Networks and Archival Context)
« http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/index.html »
Daniel Pitti, Associate Director — « Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities », University of Virginia
4:30-5:00 Closing Remarks

DCMI logo Session Host & Sponsors

  • Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin (Host)

  • ArchivesPortal Europe (APEx)

  • ArchivesSpace

  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

  • Europeana

  • Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia

  • ISNI (International Standard Name Identifier)

  • OCLC (Europe)

  • University of Miami




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