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Friday, August 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
511 - How Does THAT Work? Strategies of Remote Archivists and Archives

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In an increasingly connected, collaborative world, remote archivists may be pioneering the workspace of the future. In this session, three archivists share perspectives and strategies from their unique work as remote employees. These examples showcase how remote staffing can benefit institutions by allowing them to hire and retain the best talent, while archivists benefit from job stability, flexibility, and mobility. This session is for anyone who's curious about How That Works. Bring your questions!

Jeni Spamer: Lone and Remote Arranger: Offsite Management of a Health System's Archives
Paul C. Lasewicz: Remote by Design: It Takes a Village to Raise a Post-custodial Archives
Ja-Zette Marshburn: Remote Archival Management as an Adaptive Strategy

Speakers
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Paul C. Lasewicz

Firm Archivist, McKinsey Archives
Paul C. Lasewicz is the Firm Archivist for McKinsey & Company, one of the world's leading management consultant firms. Before joining McKinsey, he was the archivist for IBM and Aetna Life & Casualty. Paul is a past chair of the SAA Business Archives Section and former editor of the... Read More →
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Ja-Zette Marshburn

Archivist, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Ja-Zette Marshburn is the archivist at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. An alumna of the University of Maryland iSchool, she has held multiple internships and assistantships. She also served as the director and archivist of the AFRO Americans Newspaper... Read More →
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Jeni Spamer

Archivist, Virginia Mason Health System
Jeni earned her MSI from the University of Michigan in 2006. She received her Digital Archives Specialist certificate in 2014. She has worked in both academic special collections/university archives and corporate archives. Jeni lives in Baltimore, Maryland, but "commutes" to Seat... Read More →

Moderator
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Veronica Martzahl

Digital Records Archivist, Massachusetts Archives
Veronica Martzahl is a contract employee at the Massachusetts Archives overseeing digital preservation. She is a member of the SAA, NEA, and the ACA, and is active in the Council of State Archivists' State Electronic Records Initiative.


Attendees (180)