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Sunday, August 4 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
403 - Building Digital Capacity in HBCU Libraries through Collaboration

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Through collaboration that is mutually beneficial and authentic, archives and libraries serving underrepresented communities can expand their capacities to build and manage transformative digital projects. The panelists describe four such projects in which Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are engaging in collaborative initiatives that are mutually beneficial and leverage talent, skills, and collections that broaden the reach of historic resources.

Christine Wiseman: Building Digital Capacity in HBCU Libraries through Collaboration
Aletha Moore: Our Story CLIR Funded Collaborative Digitization Project
Sandra M. Phoenix: An Authentic Partnership between the HBCU LA and the DLF
Monika Rhue: Documenting the Story of the Biddleville Community through Partnerships
Holly Smith: Documenting Herstories through Collaboration between the Schlesinger Library and Spelman College

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Christine Wiseman

Head, Digital Services, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Christine Wiseman is Head of the Digital Services Department at the Atlanta University Center’s Robert W. Woodruff Library where she works collaboratively with library staff, the Archives Research Center, and faculties to deliver digital services in support of teaching, learning... Read More →

Speakers
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Holly Smith

College Archivist, Spelman College Archives
Holly Smith is the College Archivist at Spelman College. She received a B.A. in History and Black Studies from William and Mary, an M.A. in History from Yale University, and an M.S. in Library and Information Science & Archives from Simmons College.
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Sandra Phoenix

HBCU Library Alliance Executive Director, HBCU Library Alliance
Sandra Phoenix is responsible for the overall operations of the HBCU Library Alliance. She has more than 30 years experience at nonprofit organizations and extensive project management experience.
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Monika Rhue

Director of Library Services and Curation, Johnson C. Smith University
Monika Rhue is the Director of Library Services and Curation at the James B. Duke Memorial Library, Johnson C. Smith University. She also serves as the 2017-2019 Board Chair for HBCU Library Alliance.
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Aletha Moore

Digitization Project Manager, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Aletha R. Moore, earned her Master’s degree in Archival Studies with a concentration in digital archives at Clayton State University. Currently, she is the Digitization Project Manager at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.


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