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Monday, August 5 • 9:00am - 10:00am
504 - Building Community History Web Archives: Lessons Learned from the Community Webs Program

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The Community Webs program began in 2017 with a cohort of 27 public libraries and the goal of developing expertise in web archiving and building web-based community history collections. As it comes to an end in 2019, cohort members are able to share their successes, challenges, and lessons learned while developing sustainable programs of mindful community-focused web archive collections. Join Community Webs cohort members in conversation as they discuss their experiences.

Sylvie Rollason-Cass: A Look Back at the Community Webs Program
Makiba Foster: Lessons Learned from the Community Webs Program
Julie Tabberer: Lessons Learned from the Community Webs Program


Facilitators
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Sylvie Rollason-Cass

Web Archivist, Internet Archive
Sylvie works with libraries, archives, and other organizations to build web archives using the Archive-It service.

Speakers
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Makiba Foster

Library Manager, The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
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Julie Tabberer

Head of Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Grand Rapids Public Library
Julie Tabberer, MLIS, is head of the History and Special Collections department at the Grand Rapids Public Library, and she has worked with the archives of Steelcase, Davenport University and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.


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