Conference Home  Registration  Sponsors

This schedule will be updated continually as details are confirmed. Times listed are Central Daylight Time (CDT) by default. You can change your timezone from the menu.
  • Pre-Conference Events: Jul 22 - Aug 4
  • Live & On-Demand Conference: Aug 5-7
Back To Schedule
Monday, August 24 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Q&A Session for S31 - "Make it Work": Combining Tools to Create Sustainable Archival Collection Management Ecosystems

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
This is a live Q&A discussion with the speakers of this pre-recorded, on-demand session.


This Q&A session is a free event! RSVP required for Zoom security.

View On-Demand Session Here.

Session Description
To manage the lifecycle of analog archival materials, digital surrogates, and born digital content, archivists rely on a combination of systems ranging from archival collection management tools and integrated library systems to digital repositories, digital preservation applications, shared drives, and spreadsheets. During this session, ten collection managers will share their experiences with and future goals for using multiple applications, tools, and management workflows to build robust collection ecosystems that support needs of staff and users.

Smith: Getting Things Up-to-Date in Kansas City: Reconciling Past, Present, and Future Collection Management Systems
Fifield: Fifty-Two Storerooms: Collection Management at Scale at NYPL
Gorjevsky: Starting a collection management program in a 100-year-old repository
Jancosek: Collection Space and Streamlining Workflows
Maddox: Managing Space in an Automatic Retrieval System, aka How Much Is In That Bin?
McElheny: Collection management, not just metadata management
Munsell: Connecting the Dots: Integrating Collections Management Silos
O’Riordan: What Happened to Andre?: Streamlining Complex Systems to Serve Competing Stakeholder Needs
Rojas: Better Living Through Barcodes: Improving Paging Procedures at UTSA Libraries Special Collections
Runyon: Integrating ArchivesSpace, Archivematica, and CONTENTdm: A Medium-Sized Institution's Approach to Interoperability in the Archives

avatar for Lindy Smith

Lindy Smith

Head of LaBudde Special Collections, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Lindy Smith is Head of LaBudde Special Collections at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Libraries. Prior to her current job, she was Reference Archivist at the Bowling Green State University Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives and Research Services Archivists at the... Read More →

avatar for Jane Gorjevsky

Jane Gorjevsky

Head of Collections Management, Columbia University
Jane Gorjevsky, currently the head of the RBML Collections Management unit, joined the RBML in 2001 and served as the Curator of the RBML Carnegie Collections in 2003-2011 and as the RBML Digital Assets Archivist In 2012-2017. Jane previously was an institutional archivist for the... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Fifield

Rebecca Fifield

Associate Director (Head), Collection Management, The New York Public Library
Rebecca Fifield is Associate Director, Collection Management, for the Research Libraries of the New York Public Library. Fifield has 30 years experience, is a former leader and contributor to the AIC Collection Care Network, AIC Emergency Committee, and Alliance for Response NYC... Read More →
avatar for Carolyn Runyon

Carolyn Runyon

Assistant Head of Collections and Director of Special Collections, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Carolyn administers digital repositories powered by ArchivesSpace, CONTENTdm, and Digital Commons, and coordinates implementation of new technologies, including leading testing for Archivematica and developing integrated workflows between systems.
avatar for Katie Rojas

Katie Rojas

Manuscripts Archivist, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Katie is the Manuscripts Archivist at the University of Texas at San Antonio Special Collections and a member of SAA as well as the Society of Southwest Archivists. She is a Certified Archivist with an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Jessica Maddox

Collections Manager Archivist, University of Nevada, Reno
Jessica Maddox is the Collection Manager Archivist for the University of Nevada, Reno Special Collections and University Archives Department. She received her MLIS from San Jose State University and BA in History from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Austin Munsell

Collections Manager, University of Oregon Libraries
avatar for Meaghan O'Riordan

Meaghan O'Riordan

Accessioning Archivist, Rose Library, Emory University
Meaghan O'Riordan has served as the Accessioning Archivist for the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library at Emory University since 2016. She holds a masters in library science from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Robin McElheny

Associate University Archivist, Harvard University Archives
An archivist at the Harvard University Archives for 38 years, Robin McElheny oversees collection analysis and description and collection management, including storage, preservation, and circulation, in addition to reference services and outreach.
avatar for Jordan Michelle Jancosek

Jordan Michelle Jancosek

Archivist, Collections Management and Accessioning, Brown University
Jordan Jancosek is the Archivist, Collection Management and Accessioning at the John Hay Library. She has been part of the Brown University Library since 2015 in various roles, and has an MLS and MA in History from Simmons College.

Monday August 24, 2020 12:00pm - 12:30pm CDT
Live Only (Not Recorded)