2017 Annual Meeting Presentations

"Working Smarter Together: Collections, Communities and Collaborations"

May 10-12, 2017, St. Petersburg, FL

Program (PDF)

Pre-Conference Workshop Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Wednesday, May 10

Preservation and Sustainability: The Weekly Challenger Initiative at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg

  • Alexandra Curran
Putting the Volunteer in the Driver’s Seat: Crowdsourcing Metadata for Specialized Collections (The Revs InstituteĀ®)

Adventures in a Mandated Website Redesign (UCF Library)

  • Mary Rubin
The Fellowship of the Record: The State of Records Management in Florida
  • Sara Kiszka, UF Libraries
  • Sandra Varry, FSU Libraries
  • Rachel Walton, Rollins College

Helping Each Other: An Overview of the Florida Connecting to Collections’ 
Developing Emergency Plans Program

  • Robin Bauer Kilgo, FL Assoc. of Museums
  • Susan Swiatosz, Boynton Beach City Library

Preservation Resources: A Conversation around Creating Access (Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts)

  • Laura Hortz Stanton
Collaborative and Engaging Instruction in Special Collections & Archives
  • Rory Grennan, FSU Libraries
  • Katherine Hoarn, FSU Libraries
  • Gerrianne Schaad, Florida Southern College

Thursday, May 11

Strategies for Advancing Hidden Collections Webinar Series
  • Joy M. Banks

A Bepress-ing Matter: Migrating to Bepress to Impress (USF St. Petersburg Library)

  • Jenny Tolbert

An Unexpected Archivist: Sailing into Uncharted Territories (International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots Union Hall)

  • Jennipher P.T. Miller
An Enlightening Flickr in the Sunshine City: Sharing the Photographic Archives of the St. Petersburg Museum of History
  • Marta L. Jones

Still Sticking Around: Polk County Citrus Label Tour (Lakeland Public Library)

  • LuAnn Mims

Building Engaged Communities and Collaborations for Architecture and Historic Preservation Collections (University of Florida)

It Takes a Village to Preserve Our Heritage: The Value of Archives in Promoting Pinellas County [NOTE: Presentation is available upon request]

  • Heather T. Culligan, Heritage Village
  • Patricia M. Landon, Heritage Village

Friday, May 12

Endangered Species and Funding: A Story Maps Success (USF Libraries)

  • Andrew Huse
  • Jonathan Rodriguez-Perez
  • Sydney Jordan

The Wiregrass Common Heritage Project: Digitizing the Hidden History of a Community (Troy University Dothan Campus)

Connecting Archives to a Global Audience with Wikipedia
  • Robert Fernandez, Wikimedia District of Columbia
  • Carrie A. Cullen, University of South Florida School of Information
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