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Sunday, November 6 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
'How (And Why) Did They Make That?'

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Presentation 1
Without a Ten-Foot-Pole: Archiving Campus Controversies and Student Criticism on the Web and Social Media
Discussion of attempts to archive critical student conversations about sensitive topics, including treatments of race, class, gender, and sexuality on campus, carried out over social media, blogs, mobile apps, and other digital platforms — even when those conversations show the institution in a less than ideal light.
Presenter: Patrick Wallace

Presentation 2
Digital Humanities as Community Engagement in the Digital Watts Project
The Digital Watts Project was a digital humanities course in which students used digital tools to examine literature and rhetoric related to the 1965 “Watts Uprising.” For their final project students worked with rare Watts materials to launch a digital library for the Southern California Library (SCL), a community archive in South Los Angeles.
Presenter: Melanie Hubbard

Presentation 3
Voices of Industrial America: Digitization and Archives in the Liberal Arts Classroom
Moving the digital liberal arts into the undergraduate curriculum, two archivists co-taught, a multi-campus, distance digital liberal arts seminar through the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). This session will explore the pedagogy of distance digital liberal arts and undergraduate experiences with digital collection tools and best practices.
Presenters: Deborah Tritt, Carey Heatherly

Presentation 4
The Journal of Tolkien Research: An Open-Access Peer-Reviewed Journal on Digital Commons
This paper will present how the author launched the Journal of Tolkien Research as an open-access, peer-reviewed journal using Digital Commons/ValpoScholar at Valparaiso University.
Brad Eden

Session Chairs
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Chelcie Juliet Rowell

Digital Scholarship Librarian & History Liaison, Boston College


Brad Eden

Valparaiso University

Carey Heatherly

University of Montevallo

Melanie Hubbard

Loyola Marymount University

Deborah Tritt

University of South Carolina Aiken
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Patrick Wallace

Digital Projects & Archives Librarian, Middlebury College
Middlebury College

Sunday November 6, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm CST
Grand Ballroom