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Saturday, August 18 • 8:30am - 9:45am
606 - Let's Be Clear: Transparency and Access to Complex Digital Objects

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The panelists present a variety of scenarios and situations regarding presenting access to complex digital objects, particularly audiovisual and software collections. We address issues of infrastructure, systems integration, access policies and procedures, user needs and expectations, workflows for emulation, and copyright issues related to access to commercial recordings and software.

Rachel Vagts: Creating Access to a Large Audio/Video Non-commercial Collection
Seth Anderson: Emulation and Access Procedures at Yale
Ryan Edge: Automated Image Recognition for Access
Julia Kim: Working with Large Digital Collections and Adapting Reading Room Procedures
Annie Murray: Enabling Use and Scholarship with Large Digital Collections with Commercial Content
Sally Vermaaten: Automated Image Recognition for Access

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Rachel Vagts

Special Collections and Digital Archives Manager, Denver Public Library
Rachel Vagts is the Special Collections and Digital Archives Manager at the Denver Public Library.


Seth Anderson

Software Preservation Program Manager, Yale University
Seth Anderson is the Software Preservation Program Manager at the Yale University Library. He manages the library's efforts in preservation and emulation of software and born-digital materials. He has previously worked in digital preservation at the Museum of Modern Art and AVPre... Read More →
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Ryan Edge

Digital Production and Metadata Lead, Gates Archive
Ryan is the Digital Production and Metadata Lead at Gates Archive, where he oversees preservation reformatting operations, metadata initiatives, and digital asset management. He previously worked at University of Illinois Libraries and Michigan State University Library.
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Julia Kim

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Annie Murray

Associate University Librarian, Archives and Special Collections, University of Calgary
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Sally Vermaaten

Manager of Archive Solutions, Gates Archive
Sally is Manager of Archive Solutions at Gates Archive where she leads a team focused on technology, metadata, asset management, and preservation reformatting. Sally has previously worked at NYU, Statistics New Zealand, University of Michigan, OCLC Research, and Harvard Law Schoo... Read More →

Saturday August 18, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am EDT
Washington 3, [Exhibition Level]