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Saturday, August 8 • TBA
S41 - Saving Software for Future [Re]use

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GLAMs, researchers, and creators depend upon software to fulfill their missions to the fullest, from producing new and exciting collections to reproducing research from the past. Given how integral software and computational environments are, efforts to preserve them for future usage are underway. This panel will discuss why software preservation is important, the issues we're addressing around the complexity of software, and how this can influence the collection development and usage.

Chassanoff: Software Curation as Caretaking
Cochrane: Scaling Software Preservation Infrastructure
Hagenmaier: Combining Software Preservation & Oral Histories to tell "Software Stories"
Milliken: Archiving the Scholarly Git Experience

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Vicky Steeves

Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility, New York University


Wendy Hagenmaier

Georgia Institute of Technology Library

Euan Cochrane

Yale University

Alexandra Chassanoff

Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University
Dr. Alexandra Chassanoff is an archival scholar and educator at the School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University. Her research explores how communities of practice interpret and use digital cultural heritage.

Genevieve Milliken

LIS Research Scientist, New York University

Sarah Nguyen

Research Scientist / MLIS student, New York University / University of Washington
Nguyen is an MLIS student at University of Washington & Research Scientist for NYU Libraries, Investigating & Archiving the Scholarly Git Experience. She has contributed to Dance/USA's Archive and Preservation Fellowship, Preserve This Podcast, Mark Morris Dance Group Archive, & CUNY... Read More →

Morane Gruenpeter

Software engineer and metadata specialist, Software Heritage

Saturday August 8, 2020 TBA