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Sunday, August 4 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
204 - Demystifying the Digital: Providing User Access to Born-Digital Records in Varying Contexts

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Access to born-digital records is a growing concern, with many cultural heritage institutions considering a variety of tools, systems, and workflows. Panelists from three institutions highlight how they provide access to born-digital materials; discuss the importance of access at all institutions; and provide guidance on what solutions work in different contexts and communities.

Emily Higgs: Named Entity Recognition for Discovery of Born-Digital Records at NCSU Libraries
Stefana Breitwieser: SCOPE: A Digital Archives Access Interface at the Canadian Centre for Architecture
Kelly Stewart: Building SCOPE at the Canadian Centre for Architecture
Hannah Wang: Preservica Implementation at Wisconsin Historical Society

Moderator: Emily Higgs

Facilitators
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Emily Higgs

NCSU Libraries Fellow, North Carolina State University
Emily Higgs is a librarian with interest and experience in special collections, archives, digital collections, exhibits, and technology. She is currently an NCSU Libraries Fellow at North Carolina State University. There, she works in the Special Collections Research Center on access... Read More →

Speakers
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Kelly Stewart

Director of Archival and Digital Preservation Services, Artefactual Systems
Kelly holds a Master of Archival Studies degree from the University of British Columbia and has many years experience as a consultant and educator in archives and records management, specializing in digital preservation and open source software.
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Hannah Wang

Electronic Records & Digital Preservation Archivist, Wisconsin Historical Society
Hannah Wang is the Electronic Records & Digital Preservation Archivist at the Wisconsin Historical Society, where she coordinates born-digital processing workflows and digital preservation planning for the archives.
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Stefana Breitwieser

Digital Archivist, Canadian Centre for Architecture
I'm a digital archivist for architectural material, including CAD/BIM, and I work closely with processing and access to born-digital material. We use BitCurator and Archivematica, and are currently developing SCOPE, an access interface for digital archives.


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