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Saturday, August 3 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Public Library Archives/Special Collections Section

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The Public Library Archives/Special Collections Section meeting will highlight community-focused projects by public library archives and special collections. Speakers will include:

"Class visits to the archives - developing a model we can duplicate", Abby Hoverstock, Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Department

"Translating archival jargon for a public audience" Lisa Warwick, DC Public Library, Special Collections

"Community Archiving Workshop, a project of the Association of Moving Image Archivists", Sandra Yates, Texas Medical Center Library

Section leadership will also present updates on work over this past year, focused on section outreach and advocacy.


Lisa Warwick

Manager, DC Public Library
New-ish manager at the People's Archive at DC Public Library. Interested in success stories around access and usage. 
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Lauren Algee

Senior Innovation Specialist, Library of Congress
Lauren is outgoing Chair of the SAA Public Libraries Archives and Special Collections Section. As a member of the Library of Congress Labs team she is a Community Manager for By the People, a crowdsourcing project which invites the public to explore and make LC digital collections... Read More →
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Sandra Yates

Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, Texas Medical Center Library
Sandra Yates, MSIS, CA, DAS is the Archivist & Special Collections Librarian for the Texas Medical Center Library, McGovern Historical Center in Houston, TX. She manages the preservation and access to the library's special collections, including rare books, audiovisual materials... Read More →
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Abby Hoverstock

Sr. Archivist, Denver Public Library

Saturday August 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
408/409, [Level 4]