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Wednesday, August 15 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Description Section

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The Description Section business meeting will include election results and reports from our liaisons and related groups. After the business portion, we will have presentations highlighting enhanced access using agents and subjects in ArchivesSpace and how a pretty uniques archive is dealing with a massive legacy container list.

Enhanced Data for Enhanced Access (Alicia Detelich)

Records of a School at Sea (Annie Tummino)

When Archives Have Artifacts: 250+ Objects/100+ Years of AP History – Describe THAT! (Francesca Pitaro and Sarit Hand)

Speakers
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Alicia Detelich

Archivist, Yale University
Alicia Detelich is an archivist in the Manuscripts and Archives department, where she leads metadata cleanup, enhancement, and automation efforts. She completed her MSLIS at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and holds undergraduate degrees in History and Philosophy from... Read More →
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Sarit Hand

Digital Archivist, Associated Press
Sarit Hand, digital archivist for the corporate archives at the Associated Press. She joined the AP in 2005 managing multimedia assets and the oral history program for the corporate archives. She is tasked with establishing a digital archive and preservation protocols including metadata... Read More →
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Francesca Pitaro

Archivist, The Associated Press
Francesca has been an archivist at The Associated Press since 2008. Her work there includes acquisitions, reference, processing and cataloging. Francesca serves as the archives point person for ArchivesSpace, including the recent implementation of the public interface. She received... Read More →
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Annie Tummino

Archivist, Queens College CUNY
Annie Tummino recently (August 1) joined Queens College - CUNY as Head of Special Collections and Archives, where she oversees the acquisition, preservation, and use of archival materials. Prior to Queens College, she was the archivist at SUNY Maritime College for 2 1/2 years. She... Read More →


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