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Boston 2004 Program

Schedule at a Glance

 

Monday, August 2, 2004


Tuesday, August 3, 2004


Wednesday, August 4, 2004


Thursday, August 5, 2004

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

 

Plenary

Opening Plenary Session

9:00 AM-9:1 AM

 

Event

 

“Presidential” Sessions

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

01. Archives Unplugged: Introduction to Copyright Basics for Archives

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

02. The Impact of the USA PATRIOT Act on Archives and Archivists

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

03. Keeping the Customer Satisfied? Developing Online and Onsite Archive Services to Meet User Needs

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

04. Managing the Digital Desktop: Research Results and Initial Findings

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

05. A Different Kind of Outreach: Assisting Grassroots Organizations with Oral History Projects

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

06. Documentation Issues Concerning Tribal History and Recognition

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

07. Information Literacy and the Archivist: Promoting Critical Thinking.

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

08. Whose Dirty Laundry Is It, Anyway? A Mock Hearing

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

 

Session

 

09. Documenting Global Business: Best Archival Practices for Multinational Companies

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

10. Archives Unplugged: Tips on Strengthening SAA Session Proposals

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

11. Tackling Copyright in Visual Materials

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

12. MARC and EAD: Making Archival Surrogates Usable and Accessible

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

13. Facilitating Description: Developing Standard Series

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

14. Women’s History Repositories: 21st Century Directions

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

 

15. Documenting Russian and Eastern European Immigrant Culture in American Manuscript Repositories

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

16. The Value of the Archival Perspective

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

17. Information Policy and Its Impact on Archives and Information Management: A Canadian Example and an International Perspective

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

 

Session

18. Lasting Legacy or Broken Promise? The First Decade of the Harold T. Pinkett Award

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

 

Group

 

Local Government Records Roundtable


Friday, August 6, 2004

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

19. Archives Unplugged: A Mystery Inside an Enigma? How to Get the Most from SAA

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

20. Political Pressure and the Archival Record: American Perspectives

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

21. Focus on Users: What Do We Know About Users of Records in Electronic Form?

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

22. Information Technology for Practicing Archivists

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

23. Fugitive? Hijacked? Found on E-Bay? Alienation and Replevin of Public Records

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

24. Digital Institutional Repositories: Opportunities for Archivists

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

25. Diversity of Method, Unity of Purpose

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

26. History Versus Heritage: When Archives Challenge Popular Beliefs

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

 

Session

27. Establishing the Rules of the Game: Standards and Standards Development in Records and Information Management

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

28. Archives Unplugged: Archival Management

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

29. Preservation Policies for Digital Resources

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

30. Developing Primary Resource-Based Educational Programs that WORK!

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

31. The Perfect Is the Enemy of the Good: Re-thinking the Problem of Backlogs

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

32. Twenty Years Later and the Box Is Blacker Than Ever

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

33. Where Are My Records? Issues in Documenting the History of Advertising

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

34. Speaking of Records . . . The Challenges of Archival Language

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

35. Preserving Moving Images: Assessing Risk and Value

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

 

Session

 

36. Native American Perspectives on the Treatment and Usage of Tribal Materials in Archives

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

37. Archives Unplugged: Literary Manuscripts

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

38. Archival Issues in Digital Rights Management

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

 

39. Ethics in the Archives: Real-World Strategies for Real-World Archivists

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

40. EAD Outsourcing: The Nitty Gritty of Working with Encoding Vendors

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

41. Pursuing Our Own Pasts: Archives and History

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

42. From Digital Projects to Programs: Building Sustainability Through Collaboration

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

43. Say What? Best Practices and Sample Projects for Digital Audio with a Survey of the Current State of Audio Collections

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

44. From One to All: Lessons from Solo Shops for All Archivists

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

 

Session

45. Visual Materials Research Parade


Saturday, August 7, 2004

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

46. Archives Unplugged: Fundamentals of Electronic Records Management

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

47. The Law and Ethics When Dealing with the Records of Indigenous Peoples

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

48. Crafting a New Approach to Scrapbooks

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

49. Student Paper Session

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

50. Outreach to the Grassroots: Helping Repositories Help Themselves

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

51. Winners, Bidders, and Losers: eBay and the Proliferation of Archival Theft and Institutional Acquisition

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

52. Materiality, Meaning, and Metadata: The Importance of Physical Form

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

 

53. Us, Them, We: Strategies for Creating Successful Collaborations with Vendors for Recorded Sound Preservation Projects

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

54. Archives, Assessment, and Advocacy

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

 

Session

55. Contextualizing Boston’s People, Places, and Images in Time and Space

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

56. Archives Unplugged: Ownership Issues in Manuscript Repositories

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

57. Executive Order 13292: The Progress and Pitfalls of Government Records Declassification

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

58. Managing Architecture and Design Records in Electronic Formats

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

59. All for One and One for All? Cataloging All Kinds of Collections in One System

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

60. Scandal in the Exhibit Hall: Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual History Exhibits

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

61. ERPANET: Seeking and Supporting Best Practices in Digital Preservation and Archiving

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

62. Real-World Archives: Reports from the 2003-2004 NHPRC Archival Research Fellows

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

 

63. MIC: Moving Image Collections—One-Stop Shopping Through Collaboration

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

64. Sustainability of Digital Collections

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

 

Session

65. Documenting “The Busing”: The Boston Schools Desegregation Archives Project

3:00 PM-4:30 PM

 

Plenary

Closing Plenary Session


Sunday, August 8, 2004


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2004 International Archives & Information Technology Exposition Exhibitor List