(WEBINAR) "Quick Wins: Technology for Making Records..."

In this webinar presentation, Sponsored by CivicPlus, the speakers will share several examples of their recent work to enhance access to records using free tools to quickly develop new kinds of finding aids; isolate records that have access restrictions; and unearth information hidden in large collections of records...(READ MORE)


FULL TITLE: "Quick Wins: Technology for Making Records More Accessible"

DATE & TIME: Thursday, July 6, 2023 | 1:00PM ET | 12:00PM CT | 11:00AM MT | 10:00AM PT

DURATION: 45-60 Minutes

PRICE: FREE for Members; $39.00 for Non-Members

CREDITS: Approved for 1.0 ARC (Academy of Certified Archivists) and 1.0 Study Hour (GARA Certificate Program) (Approval pending ARMA International

GARA CERTIFICATE CORE COMPETENCY AREAS: "Advocacy and Outreach" OR "Archives and Long-term Preservation" OR "Emerging Technologies"

OVERVIEW: In this webinar presentation, Sponsored by NAGARA Thought Leader CivicPlus, the speakers will share several examples of their recent work to enhance access to records using free tools to quickly develop new kinds of finding aids; isolate records that have access restrictions; and unearth information hidden in large collections of records. The collections used include records concerning Japanese-American internees, persons displaced by urban renewal in Asheville, NC, and records concerning Mary McLeod Bethune and Black Women's Civil Rights.

Attendees can expect to be exposed to the ideas of Computational Archival Science. They will also learn about some free, easy-to-use tools to quickly enhance access to records in their holdings. 

PRESENTERS: Mark Conrad, Archival & Records Management Researcher, Advanced Information Collaboratory; and Richard Marciano, Professor, University of Maryland


    Mark Conrad
Archival & Records Management Researcher
Advanced Information Collaboratory 

   
    Richard Marciano
Professor
University of Maryland


Mark Conrad is an archivist with over thirty years’ experience working with archival electronic records. He retired from the National Archives and Records Administration on Halloween, 2019 after 28 years of service. Among other activities he designed, developed, and ran labs dedicated to research on long term preservation of digital materials; and participated in, managed, evaluated, or served as a subject matter expert on cross-discipline research projects addressing issues related to digital preservation and access. He is one of the Co-Founders of the Advanced Information Collaboratory (AIC).

Dr. Richard Marciano is the recipient of the 2017 Emmett Leahy Award for “outstanding accomplishments that have had a major impact on the records and information management profession.” Throughout his career, Richard has worked in highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environments at the intersection of technology, information, and records management. He has focused on blending disciplines (computer science, archives, and information management) to produce new ways of understanding the past.


 
NextRequest, a public records request platform, and ArchiveSocial social media archiving software, are now part of CivicPlus®. CivicPlus is a technology company focused on building trust in government by fostering consistently positive digital experiences for residents and staff. With over 12,000 global customers, CivicPlus solutions are used daily by over 100,000 administrative staff members and over 340 million people in the U.S. and Canada alone. For more information, visit civicplus.com.
 
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When
7/6/2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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