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Thursday, August 16 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
201 - Email Archiving Comes of Age [RIM]

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Organized by the Mellon Foundation/Digital Preservation Coalition co-sponsored Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives, NHPRC, and members of CoSA, this session features a range of perspectives on email archiving, including those of archivists, technologists, librarians, and others interested in preserving the cultural record who want to capture, preserve, and provide access to email. The speakers provide overviews of progressive research, dynamic technology, and practical experience with email archiving from LIS, cultural heritage, and government communities.

Kate Murray: Email Archiving Comes of Age
Roger Christman: I Really Can't Wait to Archive This Exchange": LVA's Tim Kaine Email Project
Kevin L. De Vorsey: Email Perspectives at the National Archives
Glynn Edwards: Updates on the ePADD Email Archiving and Delivery Tool
Jeremy Gibson: Three Years of Email: Wrapping Up the TOMES Project
Wendy Marcus Gogel: Electronic Archiving System (EAS): Open Source Enterprise System for Email Archiving
Katherine Martinez: Collecting Institutional Email: Results from Two Case Studies
Nancy Melley: Email Archiving Comes of Age
Kathleen O'Neill: Email Archiving at the Library of Congress
Chris Prom: Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives Report
Joel Simpson: Industry and Emerging Trends in Email Archives
Camille Tyndall Watson: Three Years of Email: Wrapping Up the TOMES Project
Brent M. West: Email Automation: Predictive Coding Tools, Workflows, and More


Roger Christman

Governors' Records Archivist, Library of Virginia
Roger Christman is the governors' records archivist at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.
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Glynn Edwards

Assistant Director, Special Collections, Stanford University
As the Assistant Director I focus on the Born-Digital Program & Collection Services division for the Department of Special Collections. I also run the ePADD Project which continues to develop an email archiving and delivery tool.
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Jeremy Gibson

Systems Integration Librarian, State Archives of North Carolina
Jeremy Gibson is the Systems Integration Librarian for the State Archives of North Carolina and the Technical Lead on the TOMES (Transforming Online Mail with Embedded Semantics) project funded by NHPRC.
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Wendy Gogel

Manager of Digital Content and Projects, Harvard University
Wendy manages several Harvard Library efforts centered on long-term stewardship and use of digital collections - https://curiosity.lib.harvard.edu. She is currently interested in the potential to apply standardized rights statements to digital collections at scale.

Katherine Martinez

Assistant Director of Digital Archives, The New School
Katherine Martinez is the Assistant Director of Digital Archives at The New School. Previously, she was a Metropolitan New York Library Council Fellow (METRO) where she analyzed practices around archiving institutional email at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Solomon R. Guggenheim... Read More →
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Kate Murray

Digital Projects Coordinator, Library of Congress
Kate Murray is the Digital Projects Coordinator in the Digital Collections Management and Services at the Library of Congress where she leads the Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) Audio-Visual Working Group and the Sustainability of Digital Formats website. Prior... Read More →

Kathleen O'Neill

Senior Archives Specialist, Library of Congress
Kathleen O'Neill is a Senior Archives Specialist in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress. She holds an MLS with a Certificate in Archives and Records Management from the Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
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Chris Prom

Associate Dean for Digital Strategies, University Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chris Prom is Assistant University Archivist and Andrew S. G. Turyn Professor at the Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as co-chair of the Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives.

Joel Simpson

Artefactual Systems
Joel Simpson is an analyst with Artefactual Systems. He has worked on several email archiving projects, authored "Email Archiving Systems Interoperability" for Harvard Library and currently serves on the Email Archiving Task Force.
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Kevin L. De Vorsey

Electronic Records Policy Analyst, National Archives and Records Administration
Kevin L. De Vorsey is an Electronic Records Policy Analyst at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). He is part of the team responsible for developing electronic records management guidance for Federal agencies. Kevin holds an MLIS Degree from the Pratt Institut... Read More →
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Camille Tyndall Watson

Digital Services Manager, State Archives of North Carolina
Camille Tyndall Watson is the Digital Services Section Head at the State Archives of North Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Camille holds an MLS from UNC-Chapel Hill, and has worked with the NC Rail Road Company, the Southern Folklife Collection, and the NMAI Media Archives.
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Brent M. West

Assistant Director for Records and Information Management Services (RIMS), University of Illinois
Brent works closely with the University of Illinois and Illinois State Archives on a variety of projects, including a pilot of Preservica and email preservation using predictive coding. Brent has a BA in Economics and MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Il... Read More →

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Nancy Melley

Director for Technological Initiatives, National Historical Publications and Records Commission, National Archives
Nancy Melley has primary responsibility for NHPRC?s Access to Historical Records: Archival Project and Public Engagement with Historical Records grant programs.

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