2017 Conference

The 12th annual Best Practice Exchange (BPE) was hosted by The Edward M. Kennedy Institute, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the State Library of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Archives on November 6-8, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference was Balancing Preservation and Engagement.

2017 Schedule

Presentations

Connecticut Digital Archive: Implementation at the Connecticut State Library; Allen Ramsey, Assistant State Archivist, Connecticut State Library

The Digitization Dash: The Push to Digitize Government Records and How You Can Help Now; Allen Ramsey, Assistant State Archivist, Connecticut State Library

Just Drop the Keys to the Server On Your Way Out the Door; Tyler Cline, Digital Archivist, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Navigating Divergent Workflows for Digital Records at a University Archives; Valerie Collins, Digital Repositories and Records Archivist, University of Minnesota

Survey Results from Recent National Digital Stewardship Alliance Projects; Carol Kussmann, Digital Preservation Analyst, University of Minnesota Libraries

Transforming Online Mail with Embedded Semantics (TOMES); Camille Tyndall Watson, Digital Services Section Head, State Archives of North Carolina

 

Program Committee:

Alix Quan, State Library of Massachusetts, co-chair

Veronica Martzahl, Massachusetts Archives, co-chair

Beth Shields, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Bonnie Weddle, New York State Archives

Christian Skipper, Maryland State Archives

Dorothy A. Davis, Alabama Division of Archives and History

Jim Kammerer, Montana State Library

Kelly Eubank, State Library of North Carolina

Linda Avetta, Pennsylvania State Archives

Rae Gifford, Utah State Archives

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