Friday, August 17 • 9:45am - 10:45am
403 - Shine a Light: Access Restrictions and Government Transparency

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Open records laws and sun-setting of exemptions support the use of records to hold government agencies and officials accountable. Archivists and records managers must balance this against legitimate public interests such as health, safety, and privacy, potentially leaving archives stuck in the middle. This session focuses on the methods used by state archives to address transparency within their specific legal contexts.

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Meg Wheaton-Book

Records and Information Management Specialist III, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
Megan Wheaton-Book is a Records and Information Management Specialist IV at the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration where she provides a full range of information governance services including the development of policies and procedures for the systematic identification... Read More →


James Cundy

Coordinator, Archives and Retrieval Systems - Library Media Services, Jefferson County Public Schools
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Beth Golding

Florida State Archivist and Bureau Chief of Archives and Records Management, State Archives of Florida, Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Division of Library and Information Services
Beth Golding, Florida's State Archivist, has over 30 years' experience in state archives and records management programs and teaches archives management with Florida State University. She has served as president and in other leadership roles for the Society of Florida Archivists... Read More →

Andrew Hyslop

Legislative Records Archivist, California State Archives
Andrew Hyslop is the Legislative Records Archivist at the California State Archives. Andrew is also co-coordinator of the State Records Appraisal Program and the Local Government Records Program. He is a Certified Archivist and member of NAGARA and the Society of California Archi... Read More →

Friday August 17, 2018 9:45am - 10:45am EDT
Washington 4, [Exhibition Level]