2012 “Back to the Future” Conference Schedule

Back to the Future: Reconciling the Past, Present, and Future in Archives and Special Collections

Herman B Wells Library

March 3-4, 2012

Saturday, March 3

9-9:30: Registration and breakfast
Room E174

9:30-10:30 Session 1
Room E174

  • A Multifaceted Digitization Blitz
    Ashley Chu, Taylor University
  • Jazzy Online Exhibits for Archives: A Case Study of Three Cost-Effective Programs
    Katharine White, Northern Illinois University

10:45-11:45 Session 2 (parallel sessions)

Room E174

  • The Subject Finding Aid: Catering to the “Google generation”
    Lorelei Hoover, Kent State University
  • Save the Time of the Researcher: User Needs and Description Standards
    Casey E. Davis, Louisiana State University

Room LI001

  • Please Touch? Art in the Archives                                                                  
    Kalmia Strong, University of Iowa
  • Provenance: Art Historical and Archival Perspectives
    Kristen Schuster, Simmons College

11:45-12:00 Break/Meet Designated Tour Leader

12:00-12:45 Tour 1

1:00-2:00 Lunch
Rooms LI001 & LI031

2:00-3:00 Session 3 (parallel sessions)

Room E174

  • “I have no idea what I’ve just given you”: The Ethical Implications of Born-Digital Acquisitions in Special Collections                                      
    Dorothy Waugh, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Email Preservation in Collecting Repositories: Some Suggested Strategies
    Brandon Pieczko, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Room LI001

  • From Sword to the Pen: A Social History of Archives in Medieval England
    Rebecca Baltrusaitis, University of Alabama
  • What is the Future of Microfilm?
    Jill Jean Johnson, The Colorado Trust

3:00-3:15 Break/Meet Designated Tour Leader

3:15-5:00 Tour 2

8:00-11:00 Social gathering at The Crazy Horse Food and Drink Emporium,
214 W. Kirkwood Ave.

Sunday, March 4

9-9:30 Breakfast
Room E174

9:30-10:30 Session 4
Room E174

  • Immoral documents of an immoral regime: National Archives, Community Archives, and Ownership
    Laura Buchholz, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Destalinizing the archives? Debate about Soviet archives under Khrushchev
    Katherine Pruess, Indiana University Bloomington

10:45-11:45 Session 5 (parallel sessions)

Room E174

  • Is this the Kinsey? Promoting Archives of Traditional Music of Indiana University to Students
    Sarah E. McAfoose, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Nothing Like the Real Thing: Primary Sources in the K-12 Classroom-Outreach Implications for Archives and Special Collections
    Patricia Vlastnik, University of Alabama

Room LI001

  • Diamonds in the Rough: The Hidden Riches of Business Archives         
    JoAnna M. Roman, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Lawyers in Archives: The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Housing and Providing Access to Legal Records
    Ashley Ahlbrand, Indiana University Bloomington

11:45-12:00 Break/Meet Designated Tour Leader

12:00-1:30 Tour 3



The Society of American Archivists Indiana University Student Chapter seeks to: *provide a forum to address issues in the archival profession in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. *facilitate a meeting place for students with interests in Archives, Special Collections, Manuscripts, or Personal Papers. *raise awareness about archives and their importance in the university and surrounding community.
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