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Friday, June 19 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Preserving the Power: A Community-Based Archive

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Community archives provide powerful ways to address the erasure of local movements. Our web archive, “Inequality in Higher Education," extends this concept to online coverage of and participation in radical grassroots events such as the #BBUM and #ITooAmHarvard protests. We will speak to curation decisions that structure our web archive and how to use Archive-It or open-source alternatives to preserve impactful movements. Attendees will leave with an understanding of potential workflows and be empowered to explore community archival projects.

Presenters
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Jennifer Brown

University of Michigan Library
Jennifer Brown is an MSI candidate at the University of Michigan School of Information and a University Library Associate for the MLibrary system. Her academic focus is progressive and radical academic librarianship.
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Jharina Pascual

University of Michigan School of Information
Jharina Pascual is an MSI from the University of Michigan's School of Information. Her areas of interest include resource discovery and e-resources management. In Summer 2015, she will be on a fellowship to assist in collection management at a small institutional library in Trivandrum, India.


Friday June 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
State Hall: Room 137