Associate Professor Elizabeth Yakel reports that SI master’s and doctoral students and graduates had a major presence at the recent Society of American Archivists conference in Washington, D.C. Of the 36 participants in the student poster sessions, ten were from SI. Many were digital preservation interns from Yakel’s Engaging Communities to Foster Internships for Preservation and Digital Curation project, funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
SI participants and their posters:
“Going Digital: Internships to Prepare the Next Generation of Preservationists”
Magia Krause (Ph.D. ’10)
“Podcasts in the Archives: Preserving Podcasting Content at the University of Michigan”
Alexis A. Antracoli, MSI student
“Economic Impact of Archives in Local Communities”
A Young Yoon (MSI ’10) and Ricardo Punzalan, Ph.D. student (with Amber L. Cushing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
“Trusty, Tried, and True: Proving Institutional Reliability with OAIS Compliance and Policy Development”
Angelina Zaytsev, MSI student
“Mapping the Past: Connecting Pre-1910 Images to Their Modern-day Locations”
Christiane Evaskis (MSI ’10)
“Looking for a Web Archivist? Check Out Your Local Schools”
Lori Donovan (MSI ’10). Lori was hired at the Internet Archive through this internship.
“Lights, Camera, Action: A Survey of Audio and Moving Image Material from the Robert Altman Archive”
Brian Wilson (MSI ’10) and David Quick (MSI ’10)
“The Case Studies and Generalized Scenarios Behind the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access Final Report”
Elizabeth Bedford (MSI ’10). She is now working at the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.
“Voices of Our Town: Creating a Best-Practice Archive for Local Radio News”
Emilia Askari, MSI student
“Preserving Research Data: What Researchers Want”
Kathleen Fear, Ph.D. student
Lori Donovan: Looking for a Web Archivist?
Magia Krause: Going Digital
David Quick and Brian Wilson: Lights, Camera, Action