Saturday, March 27, 2010

Conference - New York Archives Conference

The New York Archives Conference (NYAC) will host their 2010 Annual
Conference at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on June 2-4, 2010.

This year's conference will be a joint meeting with the Archivists
Round Table of Metropolitan NY.

The conference schedule is included below. It will include a day of
workshops, a plenary speaker, a number of conference sessions of diverse
content and interest selected by both organizations, a Thursday evening
reception, Friday luncheon, and tour offerings.

On-campus housing will be available at an inexpensive cost.

Additional Information including the detailed program and scholarship
information will be distributed soon.

Michael P. Martin and David E. White
Co-chairs, New York Archives Conference

Workshops June 2nd

Full Day-

Dealing with Historical E-Records in Colleges, University and Beyond:
Getting Your Program Off the Ground

Steve F. Goodfellow
Access Systems, Inc.

Morning Workshop 9:00 - 12:00

Managing Historical Photographs

Ray LaFever
Coordinator, Archival Advisory Services
New York State Archives

Introduction to Preservation for Small Repositories

Beth L. Patkus
Preservation Consultant and former Field Service Representative at
Northeast Document Conservation Center

Afternoon Workshop 1:30 - 4

Which standards are right for you?

Michele Combs
Manuscripts Librarian, Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries

Terry Catapano
Special Collections Analyst/Librarian
Columbia University Libraries Digital Program

Thursday June 3rd

8:30-10 Introductions/Plenary

William Casari, Assistant Professor at Hostos Community College of the
City University of New York,

This plenary speech will discuss how the profile of the
archival collections have been raised through New York State Archives
Documentary Heritage Programs grants, public presentations and
identifying “champions” within the college administration.

Break 10-10:15

Slot 1 10:15-11:45

Session # 1

Implementing, Modifying, and Teaching the Archivists' Toolkit

The AT and (Just) Me - A Lone Implementation of the Archivists'

Deena Schwimmer
Associate Archivist
Yeshiva University

Teaching Description and Processing Using the Archivists' Toolkit

Janet Bunde
Brademas Congressional Papers and Assistant University Archivist
New York University

Archivists' Toolkit Reference Module: Customizing Open Source Software
for the Community

Marisa Hudspeth
Digital Program Lead Archivist
Rockefeller Archive Center

Session # 2

The Joys and Challenges of teaching Sixteenth-Century English
Paleography to Undergraduates in a New York Public University

Dr. Vincent Carey
History Professor
SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Session # 3

Digitizing Local Newspapers: A Pilot Project- A Panel Discussion

Southeastern New York Library Resources Council

Helene Tieger,
College Archivist
Bard College Archives and Special Collections

11:45- 2:00 Lunch on own

Slot # 2 2-3:30

Session # 4

Digital Asset Management for Small Repositories

It works, but is it usable? Usability and DAMS"

Leala Abbott
Senior Analyst for Enterprise Content Management
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art User-Case Study

Einar Brendalen
Image Systems Analyst
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Moving a Cataloged Analog Collection to the Digital World: 1.3 million
pages in three years, The New York Philharmonic Archives’ Leon Levy

Barbara Haws
New York Philharmonic

Session # 5

How Do I Tell Your Story?”~ Practical “Why Dos” and “How Tos”

Gertrude B. Hutchinson
Foundation of New York State Nurses

Session # 6

Web 2.0 for small institutions

David Kay
Director of Archives / Digital Archivist
Little Airplane Productions

Break 3:30-3:45

Slot # 3 3:45-5:15

Session # 7

E-mail Management and Preservation

Not Lost in Space: Archiving Digital Correspondence

Nancy Adgent
Project Archivist
Rockefeller Archive Center

The Change in Culture and Implementation of E-mail Management Software
in the Agency
Peter Szwedo
Manager, Information Technology Services
NYS Office of Real Property Services

Leveraging Technology to Manage the Cost and Risk of Email Archives

Christine Midwood, Senior Product Manager (New York Region)
Sue Trombley, Director Consulting Services (New York Region)
Iron Mountain Digital

Session # 7

Untold New York City Stories: The Intersection of Local and Global in
Three Diverse Collections

It's a Small World After All: The Photo Morgue of the Daily Worker

Hillel Arnold
Project Archivist
Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on an International Stage: The First
Fifty Years

Rachel Chatalbash
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

New YorkStories in a Global Finance Collection

Celia Hartmann
Project Archivist, Brown Brothers Harriman Collection,
New-York Historical Society

Reception 5:30-7

Friday June 4th

8-9 Registration/Business Meetings for NYAC/ART

Slot # 4 9-10:30

Session # 8

Making Historical Records Accessible: The Local Government Example

Bringing Clarkstown Records to the Public via the Web

David Carlucci
Town Clerk/RMO
Town of Clarkstown

Genealogists Make Great Volunteers: the Rockland County Archives

Peter J. Scheibner:
Rockland County Archivist

A County Leads Cooperative Access to Historical Records: The
Westchester Example

Patty Dohrenwend
Westchester County Archives & Records Center

Session # 9

Maintaining a Green Archives

Advocating for Sustainability in Archives, Communities, and the
Profession: A Behavioral Approach

Kristen Yarmey-Tylutki
The University of Scranton

Going Green: Managing the Design and Construction of a LEED

David Golden
CliftonParkLibrary Board

Session # 10

Descriptive Metadata for Digital and Non-Bibliographic Materials:
Implications for Archives & Special Collections

When "Special" Means Unique: Cataloging Guidelines for Manuscripts and
Art and Cultural Objects

Elizabeth O’Keefe
Director of Collection Information Systems
The Morgan Library & Museum

Between a DACS and a Hard Place: Creating a New Metadata Standard for
Single Manuscripts

Margaret Nichols
Head, Special Materials Unit, Library Technical Services

FRBR and RDA: What's in it for Archives and Special Collections

Rick Block
Head, Special Collections Metadata and Cataloging

Jennifer Palmisano
Associate Director of Library Systems
Center for Jewish History

Break 10:30-10:45

Slot # 5 10:45- 12:15

Session # 11

Using Open Source Software

Open Source Options for Archivists

Bonnie Weddle
Electronic Records Archivist
New York State Archives

Open source in the archive: real world experiences

Seth Kauffman

Opening Open Source

Rick R. Cobello
Director, Information Technology
Schenectady County

Session # 12

Safely Navigating the World of Orphan Works

Dr. Philip B. Eppard, PhD, SAA Fellow
Professor, Department of Information Studies
University at Albany, SUNY


12:30 -2:00 Luncheon

From Yasgur’s Farm to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts : Documenting
the Evolution of the Woodstock Nation, 1969-2010.