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Tuesday, November 8 • 2:35pm - 3:30pm
#t6c: Project Management

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Presentation 1
Make the Investment!: Project management leads to success at institutions of any size
Regardless of your institution's size, common digital project management techniques can be implemented to make your digitization program successful. Project managers/librarians Amy Bocko and Bethany Davis will discuss their shared strategies and the varied challenges they have experienced working at institutions of different sizes.
Presenters: Amy Bocko, Bethany Davis

Presentation 2
Digitization Project Prioritization and Funding
Between 2013 and 2016, Robin Pike has employed several tactics to prioritize and fund mass digitization projects across diverse circulating and special collection areas at the University of Maryland Libraries. This presentation will discuss the techniques used and the logistics of coordinating a cross-divisional program.
Presenter: Robin Pike

Presentation 3
Snapshot - “The Nightmare of My Choice”: Selecting a Project Management Tool*
The Getty Research Institute’s Digital Art History program recently selected and deployed project management software to manage several large research-driven technology projects. This snapshot will discuss our approach to selecting and implementing a tool, including processes for assessment and selection, and lessons learned six months into system implementation.
Presenters: Melissa Gill, Nathaniel Deines

Presentation 4
Snapshot - Managing a Portfolio of Projects
Managing a number of digital projects involves collaboration among many stakeholders - digitization, metadata, as well as curators. Northwestern University Libraries developed a process to address these issues. This talk provides a walkthrough of the process highlighting lessons learned and insights regarding managing multiple projects.
Presenters: Jennifer Young, Dan Zellner

Session Chairs
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Cynthia York

Project Manager, Johns Hopkins University Libraries, United States of America
Project ManagementDigital Humanities projects

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Jen Young (she/her)

Metadata Coordinator, Northwestern University Libraries
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Amy Bocko

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Emerson College
Emerson College
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Bethany Davis

University of Iowa
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Nathaniel Deines

IT Project Manager, J. Paul Getty Trust
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Melissa Gill

Metadata Specialist, Getty Research Institute
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Robin C Pike

Manager, Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting, University of Maryland
Robin Pike is the Manager, Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting at the University of Maryland managing digitization operations across seven College Park Libraries. She has been Co-PI of an NEH National Digital Newspaper Program grant for three phases and other grants funded by... Read More →

Dan Zellner

Northwestern University Libraries

Tuesday November 8, 2016 2:35pm - 3:30pm CST
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