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Tuesday, October 16 • 4:30pm - 5:25pm
#t6c: Collections and Assessment

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Collections in transition: A digital collections interface assessment amidst migrations
Meredith Hale, Louisa Trott, Laura Romans, Don Richards
University of Tennessee, United States of America
Improving access to digital collections is a moving target often complicated by additional factors like migrations. Through the formation of a committee and the input of users from survey responses and analytics, the University of Tennessee implemented changes to its digital collections pages at the home, collection, and item level.
Telling Our Stories: Assessing Reuse in Digital Libraries
Santi Thompson(1), Elizabeth Kelly(2), Genya O’Gara(3), Caroline Muglia(4), Ayla Stein(5), Liz Woolcott(6)
1: University of Houston, United States of America; 2: Loyola University New Orleans, United States of America; 3: Virtual Library of Virginia, United States of America; 4: University of Southern California, United States of America; 5: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States of America; 6: Utah State University, United States of America
Traditional library analytics primarily address access statistics, which do not show how users utilize, transform, and remix digital library materials. Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects, an IMLS-funded project, conducted a needs assessment to determine key features of a future assessment toolkit that focuses on transformation.
Administrative, Archival, and Artistic: Broadening the Institution(al) Repository
Becky Thoms, Dylan Burns
Utah State University Libraries, United States of America
If the role of an institutional repository (IR) is to collect the scholarly and creative output of the institution’s faculty, staff, and students, where does that leave the institution’s (digital) archives? Librarians managing IRs are increasingly grappling with this issue as IRs grow and develop alongside other digital collections.
Collecting data for user-focused improvements to digital collections
Emily Lapworth, Su Kim Chung
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States of America
Various developments in the cultural heritage field have affected and evolved the way we digitize, describe, and present online digital collections to users. Are new approaches meeting user needs? This Snapshot will present a research design model for collecting data to inform user-focused improvements to digital archival and special collections.
Which Taonga first? Updating our Digitisation Selection Process and Plans
Jessica Moran
National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
This snapshot talk will discuss the updating of The Alexander Turnbull Library's digitisation planning, prioritisation, and selection process. It will describe our attempt to transparently build our digital collections and the many (sometimes competing) interests we must balance when digitising a national heritage collection.

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Deirdre Joyce

Head of the Digital Library Program, Syracuse University Libraries
Deirdre is an archivist and librarian who currently works as the head of the Digital Library Program at Syracuse University. Previously she worked as a metadata librarian at SU before serving as a project manager for New York Heritage Digital Collections and the Empire Archival Discovery... Read More →

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Su Kim Chung

Head, Special Collections & Archives Public Services, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Supervises reference, instruction, and outreach in UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives including photo and document reproductions and permissions.
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Meredith Hale

Metadata Librarian, University of Tennessee
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Jessica Moran

Digital Collections Services Leader, NLNZ
Jessica Moran is Leader of Digital Collections Services at the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand. For the past few years the Digital Collections team has been experimenting with collecting a variety of social media content, including most recently through... Read More →
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Ayla Stein-Kenfield

Repository Services Librarian and Associate Profes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ayla Stein Kenfield is the Repository Services Librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library. She earned her M.S. in Information at the University of Michigan and her B.A. in East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona.
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Santi Thompson

Assistant Dean of Research Services, University Libraries, University of Houston
Santi Thompson is the Assistant Dean of Research Services and the Eva Digital Research Endowed Library Professor at the University of Houston (UH) Libraries. In this role, he develops policies and workflows for the digital components of scholarly communications, including digital... Read More →
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Becky Thoms

Head of Digital Initiatives, Utah State University

Tuesday October 16, 2018 4:30pm - 5:25pm PDT
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