Something New for Something Old: Innovative Approaches to Managing Archives and Special Collections

December 4-5, 2008 at the Union League of Philadelphia



Overview and Updates

Schedule and Speakers


Information for Attendees



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All events will take place at the Union League of Philadelphia, unless otherwise noted.

December 4

1:00-1:15:  Welcomes and introductions | Audio

1:15-2:15:  Panel on collection management | Audio

2:15-3:15:  Panel on cataloging and description | Audio

3:15-3:45:  BREAK

3:45-5:00:  Panel on processing | Audio

5:00-5:30:  Open discussion of the day’s panels | Audio

5:30-7:00:  All-attendee reception at Library Company of Philadelphia


December 5

8:00-8:45:  Gathering and continental breakfast

8:45-10:00:  Panel on digitization | Audio

10:15-11:30:  Panel on infrastructure | Audio

11:30-1:15:  Lunch and breakout discussion groups related to the panel themes

1:30-2:30:  Reporting out from breakouts and concluding remarks | Audio



Last updated March 13, 2009.