PLASC Lightning Talks at ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2018

The Public Libraries Archives Special Collections Section steering committee is pleased to share the slides of the lightning talks featured during our section meeting which took place August 15 during the SAA Annual Meeting. Our speakers highlighted fantastic community-focused projects by and with public library archives and special collections. 

Google Slides (with presenter notes):

Full presenter list and titles below:

  • Tricia Gilson, Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives at Bartholomew County Public Library
    A Public Library, Visitors Center, and Corporate Giant Walk into a Bar...
  • Monica Galassi, State Library of NSW (Australia)
    Indigenous Spaces in Library Places: A Strategy to Embed Indigenous Priorities in Australian Public Library Services
  • Stephen Robertson, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
    Creating Local Linkages: Training Public Librarians to Facilitate Doing Digital Local History
  • Suzanne Im, Los Angeles Public Library
    The Memory Lab Network
  • Heather Lanctot, Yolo County Archives - Yolo County Library
    Building Community Through Primary Source Literacy Activities in K-12 Classrooms
  • Dylan Gaffney, Forbes Library
    Make It Weird: Building a Public Library Web Archive in an Arts and Counterculture Community
  • Monique Leahey Sugimoto, Palos Verdes Library Distrct
    The Archives Lab: A Window (Literally) into the Archives World