Curate Me: Stewardship of Personal Digital Archives Symposium Open for Registration

December 15, 2010

The 2011 DigCCurr Public Symposium - "Curate Me: Stewardship of Personal Digital Archives" is now open for registration.

The event will take place January 7, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room at Wilson Library on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

The registration fee is $45 and includes coffee breaks and a boxed lunch.

About the Symposium

At the symposium, attendees will explore strategies for:

  •  Integrating personal digital information into a curation workflow
  •  Guiding individuals to manage their own collections of digital content
  •  Engaging audiences with collections of personal digital information

The symposium will present an opportunity to meet other professionals working with digital collections and personal information, and will allow you to participate in collaborative group discussions with attendees and panel speakers.

This one-day event will include panel discussions with experts and interactive group sessions.

Panelists include:

  • Deborah Barreau, Cal Lee and Helen Tibbo, faculty at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) UNC at Chapel Hill
  • Cathy Marshall, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley Lab
  • Nancy McGovern, the Digital Preservation Officer for the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
  • Naomi Nelson, Director of the Rare Books, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University
  • Jeff Ubios, The Bassetti Foundation
  • Kaitlin Costello and Michael Nutt, SILS graduate students

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The symposium is partially supported by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, grant # RE-05-08-0060-08.