2018 CMT Annual Meeting Agenda Announced

Annual meeting agenda

Thursday, August 16, 4:15–5:30 pm

Join us to discuss CMT’s Documentation Portal and Repository Profiles; receive updates about tool-centric working groups and tool providers; and share tips, tools, and workarounds that have enriched collections work, assessment, understanding, outreach, or other aspects of our responsibilities.

1. Updates on CMT work: Documentation Portal, Repository Profiles, Member Directory

2. Archon Users Collaborative update, Matt Gorzalski and Scott Schwartz 

3. Presentations from members

“Enhanced Data for Enhanced Access: Managing Agents and Subjects in ArchivesSpace”

Speakers: Mark Custer, Metadata Coordinator, and Karen Spicher, Processing Archivist and Coordinator of Manuscript Cataloging, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

A new ArchivesSpace public user interface provides incentive to standardize and enhance agent and subject records associated with finding aids. Speakers from Yale University will report on an ArchivesSpace reclamation project, sharing best practices for creation of agent and subject records, methods for reconciling existing finding aids and collection-level catalog records, and experiences in collaborating with vendors in enhancing legacy data, including addition of linked open data URIs.

“Migrating from Past Perfect to ArchivesSpace”

Speaker: Caitlin Wells, Collection Services Librarian, Special Collections Research Center, University of Michigan

4. Questions, comments, and discussion

5. Feedback as you leave: One thing you would like to see added and/or one thing you’d like to see subtracted from CMT’s annual meeting