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Monday, November 7 • 5:00pm - 5:30pm
#m6: Lightning Talks

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A lightning-fast plenary session. In addition to the talks listed here, we will be inviting as many of your super-brief, last-minute presentations and pitches as time permits! Look for a sign-up sheet in Milwaukee.

Presentation 1
Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Sharing Lessons Learned
CLIR's Hidden Collections program is developing a series of webinars highlighting challenges related to describing rare and unique collections in cultural institutions. The series will provide access to current information about best practices in cataloging and processing. This lightning talk will invite interested DLF participants to join in the conversation.
Presenter: Joy Banks

Presentation 2
Web Archiving Environmental Scan - A Harvard Library Report
An environmental scan of current issues and trends in web archiving, covering archiving programs from 23 institutions from around the world and reports on researcher use of – and impediments to working with – web archives. 22 opportunities for future research and development uncovered; Full report at http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:25658314
Presenters: Gail Truman, Abigail Bordeaux

Presentation 3
Digital Media Mentor Questionnaire
A Digital Media Commons employs student Digital Media Mentors (DMM) as the key feature of its peer-assisted learning program. This questionnaire asks students to reflect on the impact of their employment experience as a Digital Media Mentor on their own studies and future employment prospects.
Presenter: Renee Reaume

Presentation 4
#1LibRef: Engaging Librarians in a Global Microcontributions
For #1Lib1Ref we “Imagined a World where Every Librarian Added One More Reference to Wikipedia.” Over 879 people actively contributed to Wikipedia as part of the campaign, 30 thousand visited the campaign site, and 3.6 million people’s Twitter feeds filled with #1lib1reb content. How'd we do it?
Presenter: Jake Orlowitz

Presentation 5
Sustainability and data services
The hit-by-a-bus test is a useful metric to assess the sustainability of research data. But do our own library data services live up to the same standard? This talk highlights the importance of sustainability and strategies for creating more sustainable services.
Presenter: Kristin Briney

Presentation 6
Smelly maps of historic London
Data-mining and geo-coding the reports from the London Medical Officer of Health is part of creating visualisation tools for pubic engagement at the Wellcome Library. Interactive maps using a dataset containing smell related vocabulary has potential benefits of gaining new audience.
Presenter: Deborah Leem

Presentation 7
Subject repositories: Supporting open access
Subject repositories may play a role in supporting open access. Those disciplines where working papers, conference papers, or other grey literature are common, are probably the best situated to have successful subject repositories. Subject repositories may serve as a home for journals published by small scholarly societies.
Presenter: Julie Kelly

Presentation 8
Offset: On Digitizing Letterpress Poetry Broadsides for Digital Spaces
Through its online gallery of contemporary poetry broadsides, Offset: A Broadside Digitization Project investigates the relationship between the poetic page and digital spaces, considering poetry’s viability across publishing platforms and its legacy through digitalization. Project founder Emilia Phillips will present a narrative of the project and its supportive research.
Presenter: Emilia Phillips

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Joy Banks

Project Coordinator for CLIR's Strategies for Advancing Hidden Collections. Follow me on Twitter: @joy_m_banks
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Abigail Bordeaux

Project Manager, Harvard University
Harvard University Library

Kristin Briney

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Julie Kelly

Repository co-manager, University of Minnesota

Deborah Leem

Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

Jake Orlowitz

The Wikipedia Library - Wikimedia Foundation
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Emilia Phillips

Assistant Professor of English, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Emilia Phillips is the author of two poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, Signaletics (2013) and Groundspeed (2016), and three chapbooks, most recently Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike (Bull City Press, 2015). Her poems and lyric essays appear widely in... Read More →
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Renee Reaume

Training and Development Librarian, University of Calgary
In 2006, I came to the University as Head of the Health Information Network until a year-long parental leave in 2011. When I returned in 2012, I was seconded to the Taylor Family Digital Library as the Technology Officer. The scope of my responsibilities grew to include digitization... Read More →

Gail Truman

Truman Technologies

Monday November 7, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm CST
Imperial Ballroom