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Wednesday, August 15 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Public Library Archives/Special Collections Section

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Looking for inspiration on how to involve your community in archival collecting and programs? This section meeting will feature lightning talks highlighting community-focused projects by public library archives and special collections. Section leadership will also present the results of a spring 2018 membership survey on section needs and future directions.

  • Tricia Gilson, Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives at Bartholomew County Public Library
    A Public Library, Visitors Center, and Corporate Giant Walk into a Bar...
  • Monica Galassi, State Library of NSW (Australia)
    Indigenous Spaces in Library Places: A Strategy to Embed Indigenous Priorities in Australian Public Library Services
  • Stephen Robertson, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
    Creating Local Linkages: Training Public Librarians to Facilitate Doing Digital Local History
  • Suzanne Im, Los Angeles Public Library
    The Memory Lab Network
  • Heather Lanctot, Yolo County Archives - Yolo County Library
    Building Community Through Primary Source Literacy Activities in K-12 Classrooms
  • Dylan Gaffney, Forbes Library
    Make It Weird: Building a Public Library Web Archive in an Arts and Counterculture Community
  • Monique Leahey Sugimoto, Palos Verdes Library Distrct
    The Archives Lab: A Window (Literally) into the Archives World

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Tricia Gilson (she/her)

Archivist, Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives
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Lauren Algee

Senior Innovation Specialist, Library of Congress
Lauren is outgoing Chair of the SAA Public Libraries Archives and Special Collections Section. As a member of the Library of Congress Labs team she is a Community Manager for By the People, a crowdsourcing project which invites the public to explore and make LC digital collections... Read More →
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Dylan Gaffney

Local History, Film and Music Specialist, Forbes Library
Cohort member of the Community Webs Grant for web archiving. Audio-Visual Archiving. Bay State Hotel Music Oral History Project. Co-founder and curator of the Northampton Film Festival and Cinema Northampton. Massachusetts Paralibrarian of the Year 2018.

Monica Galassi

State Library of New South Wales
Monica Galassi is an Italian researcher who has been studying, researching and working in Australia since 2010. Her research background concentrates in the field of Indigenous physical and digital archives.

Suzanne Im

Los Angeles Public Library
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Heather Lanctot

Archives and Records Center Coordinator, Yolo County Archives and Records Center
Heather has worked and volunteered in academic, corporate, and government archives since 2010 and has worked for Yolo County since 2016. She has an MA in Musicology and an MLIS with an emphasis in Archives and Records Management.
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Stephen Robertson

Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

Monique Leahey Sugimoto

Archivist & Local History Librarian, Palos Verdes Library Distrct

Wednesday August 15, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm EDT
Washington 6, [Exhibition Level]