Personal Digital Archiving 2014
Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana

Program Schedule

Day One: Thursday, April 10

8:30-9:00         Coffee and Registration

9:00-9:15         Welcome

9:15-10:00       Keynote Speaker: Andrea Copeland, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University-Purdue
                        University, Indianapolis; "The Social Life of Personal Information"

10:00-10:30     "Defining the Personal in Digital Archiving and Communities," Jenny Bunn, University College London, UK

10:30-11:00     "Personal Archiving as a Gateway to Data Literacy," Amy Elizabeth Neeser, University of Minnesota Libraries

11:00-11:15     Break/Sponsored by Information Today

11:15-12:00    Panel Discussion: Blueprint for Preserving Design Records

12:00-1:30       Lunch on your own

1:30-2:00         Lightning Talks I

  •  "Finding Roots, Gems, and Inspiration: Understanding the Ultimate Uses of Digital Materials", Santi Thompson, University of Houston Libraries; Michele Reilly, Central Washington University

  • "Using Picasa to its Fullest Potential to Ensure Long-Term Management of Digital Photos," Richard R. Bernier, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

  • "Opportunities and Challenges in Accessioning Personal Digital Archives," Arjun Sabharwal, University of Toledo Libraries, Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections

  • "Public Libraries and Personal Digital Archiving: Outreach Lessons Learned," Michael Ashenfelder, Library of Congress

2:00-2:30         "NEH Funding & the Stewardship of Personal Digital Archives," Perry Collins, Office of Digital Humanities

2:30-3:00         "Clear as Glass: Controlling the Data Generated by Wearable Technology," Nick Krabbenhoeft, Independent

3:00-3:15         Break/Sponsored by Information Today

3:15-3:45         "Personal Archiving Within the Scholarly Workflow: Zotero as Connector for Collecting Faculty Work,"
                         Ellysa Stern Cahoy and Smiljana Antonijevic, Penn State University

3:45-4:15         "Preserving your digital photos using free or low cost software," David Riecks, Controlled

4:15-4:30         Poster Previews

4:30-6:00         Poster Session

  • "Archiving Family History Past and Present: The Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project," Cinda May, Indiana State University Libraries, Special Collections

  • "Demonstrating Archivematica's ingest functionality," Courtney Mumma, Artefactual Systems, Inc.

  • "Designing a Personal & Family Archive for the 21st Century," Denim Smith, Lifemap

  • "Longaccess: your data, safe, for long," Panayotis Vryonis, Longaccess

  • "Project Backup: Archiving `Naptown`," Rodney Freeman, Indianapolis Public Library

  • "The National Digital Stewardship Alliance," Michael Ashenfelder, Library of Congress

 Dinner on your own


Day Two: Friday, April 11

8:30-9:00         Coffee

9:00-9:30         "Lessons Learned from the Activists' Guide to Archiving Video," Yvonne Ng, WITNESS

9:30-10:00       "Collaborative Data Management and Provenance as Core Pillars of Personal Digital Curation," Kerstin Kleese-
                        Van Dam, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

10:00-10:30     "Family Archive as a Narrative Organization," Pekka Uotila, Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences

10:30-10:45     Break/Sponsored by Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project

10:45-11:15     Lightning Talks II

  • "XFR STN Collective? Guerrilla Archiving of Obsolete Artist Material," Julia Kim, New York University, Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program

  • "How well are Interior Alaskan Athabascans Served by Archives?," Stacey Baldridge, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Native Language Archive

  • "Software Collecting: A Case Study," Zach Vowell, California Polytechnic State Universiry, Robert E. Kennedy Library

  • "Let's Talk Digital: Communicating Digital Preservation Workflows to Donors," Carly Dearborn, Purdue University Libraries, Special Collections

11:15-11:45     "Appraising email archives with ePADD," Peter Chan, Stanford University Libraries

11:45-1:30       Lunch on your own

1:30-2:15         Keynote Speaker: Charles R. Cross, music historian, author & biographer; "Kurt, Jimi and Lots of Heart: One
                        Biographer's Research Methods"

2:15-2:45         "Trends in Student Management of Personal Records: A Window on Temporal Change," Patricia Galloway,
                        School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin

2:45-3:15         "There's No Such Thing As Personal Archiving," Lori Kendall, Graduate School of Library and Information
                        Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

3:15-3:45         Wrap-up discussion