2014 SAA Research Forum

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

9:00-9:30 AM             Session 1: Innovating with Metadata

Welcome and Logistics
Nancy Y. McGovern, Research Forum Co-Chair

Adding Metadata and Ingesting Large Digital-Born Archives with Archivematica
Jane Gorjevsky and Dina Sokolova (Columbia University) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Linked Data Approaches for Archival Description
Eliot Wilczek (Tufts University) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

9:30-10:00 AM           Session 2: Culture and Society

You've got a Better Chance of Finding Waldo: Archivists in Pop Culture and Why Their Lack of Visibility Matters
Christine Anne George (SUNY Buffalo) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Activist Archivists Document the Living Wage Movement
Carmen Cowick and Jeff Cowick (CUNY Queens College) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Manner of Belonging: Interstitial Description of Samuel Johnson's Circle
Ellen Doon (Yale University) and Susan Pyzynski (Harvard University) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

10:00-10:30 AM         Break

10:30-11:00 AM         Session 3: Modeling Practice

Cultural Appropriation and the University Archives: Providing Access to Culturally Sensitive Records
Jameatris Y. Rimkus (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

PDA is a Good Thing: Embracing Collaboration to Address the Personal Digital Archive Needs of a Contemporary Artist
Sam Meister (University of Montana) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Visualizing Interactions between Standards/Requirements and the Making of Hoosier ERMS Requirements
Tibaut Houzanme (Indiana Commission on Public Records) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

11:00-11:30 AM         Session 4: Core Functions and Concepts

Classification by Function for Institutional Records: A Modest Proposal
Jordon Steele (Johns Hopkins University) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Providing Remote-yet-Restricted Access to Born-Digital Electronic Records
Seth Shaw (Clayton State University) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

11:30-Noon                 Session 5: Research and Education

Disciplining Digital Curation? What it means to be an emerging field
Patricia (Patti) Condon (Simmons College) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

A Research Agenda Regarding the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) Software in Archives
Tom Belton (Western University) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Electronic Records in the Archival Curriculum
Jane Zhang (Catholic University of America) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Noon-1:00 PM            Lunch

1:00-1:30 PM             Managing the Record of Science using SIDora – Thorny Staples [Slides]

1:30-2:30 PM             Posters and Demonstrations Session (see list of posters below)

2:30-3:00 PM             Break [and extra time for posters and demonstrations]

3:00-3:30 PM             Session 6: Memory Management

Digitally Augmented Remembrance: Public Memory, Mobile Technology and the 9/11 Memorial
Anthony Cocciolo (Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Not Just the Fire Hoses and the Marches: A Case Study of the Kids in Birmingham 1963 Project
Ann Jimerson (FHI 360) and Sonia Yaco (University of Illinois at Chicago) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

3:30-4:00 PM             Session 7: Research in Practice

Embracing the D Word - Placing Archives Development in the R&D Landscape
Christopher (Cal) Lee (University of North Carolina) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Identifying Research Contributions of Archival Studies and Recordkeeping to Societal Grand Challenges: A Report from the AERI Grand Challenges Working Group
Marika Cifor (University of California, Los Angeles) and Heather Soyka (University of Pittsburgh) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

4:00-4:30 PM             Session 8: Valuing Practice

A/V Artifact Atlas: Cultivating a Living Glossary for Audiovisual Errors
Kristin MacDonough (Bay Area Video Coalition) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Cost of Inaction Preservation Calculator
Josh Ranger (AVPreserve) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

4:30-5:00 PM             Session 9: Policies in Practice

Putting Archival Audiovisual Media into Context: An Archival Approach to Processing Audiovisual Media in Mixed-media Manuscript Collections
Megan McShea (Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

The Format Policy Registry -- Making Sense of Format Migration Strategies as a Community
Courtney C. Mumma (Artefactual Systems, Inc.) [Abstract and Bio] [Slides]

Wrap up
Research Forum Co-Chairs Nancy Y. McGovern and Helen Tibbo


Posters

Updating and Implementing Geospatial Image Digitization and Workflow Standards
Erin Antognoli (University of Maryland College Park) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

A Collaborative Academic and Hospital Library Preservation and Digitization Initiative
Jordan Bass, Kerry Macdonald, Elizabeth-Anne Johnson (University of Manitoba), and Toby Maloney (Seven Oaks General Hospital) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Digital Forensics: A Floppy Pilot Project at the University of Tennessee Libraries
Kris Bronstad and Alesha Shumar (University of Tennessee) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Above All, Try Something:" Invoking FDR's Innovative Spirit to Make Access Happen
Kirsten Strigel Carter and Sarah Malcolm (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum) [Abstract and Bio] [Handout] [Poster]

Visualizing Archival Collections Online: A Study of Available Tools
Alexandra Dolan-Mescal (CUNY Queens College) [Abstract and Bio]

Data Storage and Sharing: A Needs Assessment Survey of Social Science Researchers and Information Professionals for Developing a Data Management Curriculum
Amanda Gooch (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) [Abstract and Bio]

Helping Users Finding the "Good Stuff": Using the Semantic Analysis Method (SAM) Tool to Identify and Extract Potential Access Points from Archival Finding Aids
Karen F. Gracy and Sammy Davidson (Kent State University) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Preserving Games, Constructing 'Games'
Ayse Gursoy (University of Texas Austin) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Digitally Uniting Historical Nutrition Guidance: A Model for Merging Dispersed Items
Christian James (University of Maryland College Park) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Data-driven Decision Making at L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Ryan K. Lee, Cory L. Nimer, and  J. Gordon Daines III (Brigham Young University) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

"We Took Cotton and Made Silk:" African American Railroad Workers in Roanoke, Virginia
Jennifer Davis McDaid (Norfolk Southern Corporation) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Open Access to Government Data: Data Curation Needs, Gaps and Opportunities
Christopher (Cal) Lee (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Nancy McGovern (MIT Libraries), Susie Allard (University of Tennessee at Knoxville) [Abstract and Bio]

From Theory to Action: A Pragmatic Approach to Digital Preservation Strategies and Tools
Meg Miner (Illinois Wesleyan University)  [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

The Format Policy Registry -- Making Sense of Format Migration Strategies as a Community
Courtney C. Mumma (Artefactual Systems, Inc.) [Abstract and Bio]

The Permanent Preservation of Video Records of Congressional Consideration at the National Diet of Japan
Ayako Ohkura (University of Tsukuba, Japan) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Integrating Digital Forensics Metadata into Archival Management Systems
Porter Olsen (University of Maryland College Park), Kam Woods, and Alex Chassanoff (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) [Abstract and Bio]

What Personal Information Management and Archiving Strategies Do Individuals use that Compare to the DCC Curation Model?
Vanessa Reyes (Simmons College) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Scientific Data Curation in Government Agencies: Teaching Agency Data Creators How to Develop an OAIS-Compliant Digital Curation System
Lorraine L. Richards and William C. Regli (Drexel University) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Records Management Greases the Wheels of Organizing Art Project
Ryuko Saito (Gakushuin University) [Abstract and Bio] [Poster]

Exploratory Social Network Analysis of Midwest Archives and Social Media Use
Jenny Stevenson (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) [Abstract and Bio]

Archeion and Bouleuterion, the Foundation of Democracy
Yayoi Tsutsui (Gakushuin University) [Abstract and Bio]



Peer-reviewed Research Papers

Data-driven Decision Making at L. Tom Perry Special Collections [PDF]
Ryan K. Lee, Cory L. Nimer, and J. Gordon Daines III (Brigham Young University)

Not Just the Fire Hoses and the Marches: Developing a Model for User Centered Community Archives [PDF]
Sonia Yaco (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Electronic Records Management: A Course Content Analysis [PDF
Jane Zhang (The Catholic University of America)

 


Research Papers 

Preservation and Use of Video Records of Congressional Proceedings in the National Diet of Japan [PDF]
Ayako Ohkura (大蔵 綾子) (University of Tsukuba)



Research Reports

Mapping Layers and Archives Discovery Systems [PDF]
Tom Belton (Western University)

A/V Artifact Atlas: Cultivating a Living Glossary for Audiovisual Errors [PDF]
Kristin MacDonough (Bay Area Video Coalition)