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Digital Archives in the Commonwealth Summit 2018

George Mason University • November 30, 2018

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All sessions will take place in Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room (#2001), George Mason University, Fairfax Campus.

8:30 – 8:45 • Coffee

8:45 – 9:00 • Welcome Remarks

9:00 – 10:15 • Session 1 • Institutional Opportunities and Challenges in Building or Re-Imaging Digital Archives

Michelle D. Brock, Washington and Lee University, Mapping the Scottish Reformation: Digital Scholarship and Collaboration at Teaching-Intensive Universities

Patricia Dillon Sobczak and Sam Byrd, Virginia Commonwealth University, Advertising Icons: Preserving the Cultural Record of Brand Ambassadors

Zachary Hoffman and Ryan Wolfe, University of Virginia, When New Acquisitions Change Your Archive: The University of Virginia Law Library Pacific War Crimes Trials Collection

10:15 – 10:30 • Break

10:30 – 11:45 • Session 2 • Roundtable Discussion: Finding the Hidden in Plain Sight: The Enslaved Children of George Mason and Mason’s Legacies Projects

Moderator: Rosemarie Zagarri, George Mason University

Participants (All George Mason University):
George Oberle
Benedict Carton
Rebecca T. Beuschel
Clare E. Yordy
Viktoria Wilkins
Ayman Fatima
Alexis Bracey

11:45 – 12:00 • Break

12:00 – 1:00 • Lunch Workshop • The Library of Virginia Transcription Initiative

Kathy Jordan, Digital Initiatives and Web Service Manager
Jessica Bennett, Digital Collections Specialist
Sonya Coleman, Digital Engagement + Social Media Coordinator

1:00 – 1:15 • Break

1:15 – 2:30 • Session 3 • Revealing Hidden Histories and Rebuilding Lost Spaces with Digital Technology

Lindsay M. Chervinsky, Center for Presidential History Southern Methodist University, The President’s House: Museum Collections, Virtual Reality, and Physical Space

Alice W. Campbell and W. Gardner Campbell, Virginia Commonwealth University, Digital Surrogates and Communities of Inquiry: Online Annotation for the Social Welfare History Image Portal

Lorna M. Loring, Handley Regional Library & Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, Hidden Within: How Digitization Brought New Life to the Pages of Account Books

Steve Bookman, Old Dominion University, A Step in Time: Implementing the TribeTrek Walking Tour App

2:30 – 2:45 • Break

2:45 – 3:30 • Session 4 • Lightning Round

Megan Brett, George Mason University, Discovery and Image Description: Accessibility, Archives, and Pedagogy

Mark Lane and Sarah Roth-Mullet, James Madison University, Oral History Collections at James Madison University

Additional Presentations from the Audience

3:30 • Concluding Remarks

4:00 • Happy Hour

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