2012 Annual Meeting Presentations

 2012 STHC Program Presentations

  1. Smithsonian Archives Field Book ProjectTammy Peters, Smithsonian Institution Archives
    This session will present an overview of the Field Book Project, a collaborative initiative of the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institution Archives to improve access to these important records of biodiversity research.  The core goal of the Field Book Project is to provide one online location for locating field book content.  Combining traditional archival description with library and museum approaches to description and content delivery, the Field Book Project draws from existing practices and standards.  This session will present an overview of the project, its description and content delivery approach, and next steps.
    Tammy currently supervises SIA's Archives and Information Management (AIM) and Reference Teams. AIM is responsible for identifying, acquiring and describing records and papers relating to Smithsonian history that form the Archives' collections; the Reference Team provides researchers information about and access to SIA holdings. Tammy has worked on numerous collections management, and cataloging and description projects since joining SIA in 1995.
    Tammy holds a B.A. in History from Bethel College (KS) and an M.A. in American Studies from Purdue University. 

  2.  Computer History Museum Digital Repository Development, Paula Jabloner, Computer History Museum Slides and notes as PDF

    As Director of Collections at the Computer History Museum where she has worked since 2004, Paula oversees the work of the collections staff engaged in managing, preserving, and providing online and in-house access to the Museum's Collections. Prior to joining the Computer History Museum, Paula managed a number of archival collections and projects, including serving as Project Director for Silicon Valley History Online.
    She received a Master of Information and Library Studies from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Paula is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Society of American Archivists and the Society of California Archivists.

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