The International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives (ICA-SUV) will hold its annual conference 13-16 July 2015 at the University of North Carolina’s Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library in Chapel Hill, N.C., USA.

Conference Schedule

All conference sessions and events will be held in the Wilson Special Collections Library unless otherwise noted.

Click here to download the schedule (PDF)

Monday, 13 July

Afternoon Meeting of the SUV Section Bureau members
5:00p Registration
5:30p Opening Reception

Tuesday, 14 July

8:30a Registration
9:00a Welcome
9:30a Keynote address:  William R. Ferris, Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History; Senior Associate Director of CSAS; Adjunct Professor in the Curriculum in Folklore, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
10:45a Making the Case for Media Preservation: Context, Tools, and Strategies
Moderator: Cal Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Why Media Preservation Can’t Wait: The Gathering Storm
Mike Casey, Indiana University

Calculating the Cost of Inaction
Chris Lacinak, AVPreserve

A Survey of Current Media Preservation Work
Mike Casey and Chris Lacinak

12:00p Lunch (sponsored by NURAY Digital)
12:45p Lunchtime tours

   Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia exhibit tour
   From Brunswick Stew to Barbecue: The Cookbook as Cultural History exhibit tour
    UNC Libraries Research Hub
1:30p “A/V Geeks at the Hunt Library”: What Obsolete Media Can Still Teach Us
Moderator: Megan Sniffin-Merinoff, Harvard University Archives

Josephine McRobbie, North Carolina State University Libraries
Jason Evans Groth, North Carolina State University Libraries
Skip Elsheimer, A/V Geeks

3:00p Standards and Assessment
Moderator: Steve Weiss, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Applying ISO 16363 to AV Archives
Seth Anderson, AVPreserve

Archiving for All: Working Towards Inclusive Digitization Standards
Michelle Krasowski, Internet Archive

The Current State of Media Preservation:  Assessment as a Pathway to Meeting the Challenge
Joshua Harris, University Libraries, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7:00p Conference dinner at the Blue Zone, Kenan Stadium

Wednesday, 15 July

9:00a Approaches to Preservation
Moderator: Susanne Belovari, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Magnetic Media Crisis: A Collaborative Approach
Hannah Palin, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections

Considerations for Preserving Analog Video Collections
Kimberly Tarr, New York University, Division of Libraries

Planning End-to-End for Digitization: Paths for Access and Preservation
Erica Titkemeyer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bertram Lyons, AVPreserve

10:45a Access and use
Moderator: Jennifer Coggins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research and documentaries. Archival description.
Lourdes Roca, Instituto Mora

Collections to curriculum crosswalk
Sonia Yaco

Processing Mixed-Media Collections: Strategies for making audiovisual media in manuscript collections accessible for research
Megan McShea

12:00p Lunch (sponsored by Duke University)
12:45p Lunchtime tours

   Campus history tour
   Southern Folklife Collection
1:30p Bless this Mess: Imperfect Solutions for Imperfect Situations in Digital Video Preservation
Moderator: Charlotte Maday, University of Paris (Diderot)

From Tin Cans and Strings to Tape and Boxes: The Evolution of Born-Digital Video Preservation at the UGA Libraries
Christian Lopez, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries

When MiniDV Becomes not so Mini: A Look at Creation, Preservation, and Migration Concerns within a Library-based Oral History Program
Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, Oklahoma Oral History Research Program, Oklahoma State University Library

The First Step is to Acknowledge you Have a Problem: Taking Ownership of the Video in your Archival Closet
Sarah Milligan, Oklahoma Oral History Research Program, Oklahoma State University

3:00p Project Reports
Moderator: Laura Hart, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Is This Enough?” Digitizing Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Archives Media
Bria Parker, Vincent Novara, Robin Pike, University of Maryland Libraries

Preservation and management of dictabelts at the National Archives and Records Services of South Africa
Nthabiseng B. Ncala, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Action After Years Of Neglect: The Dalhousie University Archives’ Audiovisual Reformatting Project
Michael Moosberger

Thursday, 16 July

 

8:30a Coffee
9:00a The International Council on Archives and Audiovisual Records: the work of the Photographic and Audiovisual Archives Group

David Iglésias, Coordinator of the Working Group in Photographic and Audiovisual Archives

10:00a Summation
11:00a Annual General Meeting of the Section on University and Research Institution Archives
1:00p Post-conference tours (click here for more information)Historic StagvilleHunt Library, North Carolina State University

Duke Gardens and Nasher Museum of Art