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Wednesday, November 15 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
DigiPres Reception + Poster Session

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Presentation 1
Against Digital Obsolescence: The Challenges of Preserving Cultural Heritage in the “Ningunismo” Archive
Luiza Gonçalves, Lucas Larriera
Archivo La Esquina, Argentina
The main objective of this research is to study the cultural heritage of “Ningunismo” and its definitions through the preservation and cataloging of materials from different media, contained in a horizontal and communal archive with free online access.
Presentation 2
Better Together: Case Studies from the Digital POWRR Peer Assessment Program
Kristin Clark(1), Rebecca Benson(2), Jane Fiegel(3)
1: Texas Woman's University; 2: Missouri Botanical Garden; 3: Tulane University
This poster will provide a case study overview for three participants from the Digital POWRR Peer Assessment Program Phase 1. We will provide an overview of how we assessed our digital preservation practices, the outputs of the program, and the progress we have made in action plans and goal setting.
Presentation 3
Creating Collaborative Structures for Inclusive Digital Archives
Wen Nie Ng(1), Alex Kinnaman(1), Nathan Hall(2)
1: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; 2: Penn State University
This poster presents an IMLS-funded project focused on digital community digital archive, highlighting the successful formation of the Greater SWVA Digital Collaborative and strategies for collaborating with regional communities. This project prioritizing digital access to unique collections curated by the community.
Presentation 4
Digitization of the Largest Insect Collection in Virginia: A Quick Look at the Workflow
Eva Deisa, Youn Hee Chung, Luca Iancetti, Sophia Nadasy
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States of America
Get a brief overview of the CLIR-funded Entomo-3D project’s workflow. Digitizing the Virginia Tech Insect Collection takes a lot of different skill sets in order to capture the detail on approximately 300 specimens. Explore this workflow with two student presenters as they explain how each 3D model comes to be.
Presentation 5
Please See Attached: An Open-source Tool For Batch-Converting Email Attachments to Preservation Formats
Matt Teichman, Ashley Gosselar
University of Chicago, United States of America
How can an archivist today make it easier for future researchers to open attachments in archived email? Attachment Converter batch-converts attachments to preservation formats and saves the copies with the original emails.
Presentation 6
Towards a Sustainable Infrastructure for 3D Data: Insights and Best Practices for Curation, Preservation, and Dissemination
Wen Nie Ng
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States of America
Our poster presentation focuses on the workflows for developing a sustainable infrastructure for the curation, preservation, and dissemination of 3D data, based on the CLIR-funded Entomo3D project. We share insights and challenges in our workflows to inform future data curation endeavors and promote best practices.
Presentation 7
What is the Role of a Digital Preservationist in Light of Recent NIH Updates to Data Management?
Jennifer Follen
University of Rhode Island, United States of America
My poster speaks to my role as a URI Libraries digital preservationist in light of recent NIH updates to data management requirements for funded research projects. I document the beginning of a collaboration to establish data management policies. I conclude with considerations for moving forward with a strong partnership.
Presentation 8
The Mills Archive and Digital Heritage Realities: Navigating 21st-Century Digital Heritage as an Independent, Industry-Specific Archive
Starlina Rose, Elizabeth Bartram
The Mills Archive Trust, United Kingdom
The Mills Archive Trust began its largest grant-funded digitisation project to date in February 2023, making a significant portion of its century-spanning collection of American Northwestern Miller magazines freely available online. Project goals: utilise, drive interest, make use of the incredibly rare collection, create a workflow for large-scale digitisation projects.
Presentation 9
DSpace GLAM for Digital Libraries and Digital Cultural Landscapes
Federico Verlicchi, Irene Buso, Claudio Cortese, Andrea Bollini, Susanna Mornati
4Science, United States of America
DSpace-GLAM is a free open-source platform for the creation, preservation and dissemination of Digital Collections of Cultural Heritage.
It is an extension of DSpace with an enhanced data model and can be easily integrated with image viewers, media servers and a OCR module.

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Wen Nie Ng

Digital Collections Librarian, Virginia Tech University Libraries
automation metadata initiatives | marketing of library services | 3d digitization and emerging format  technologies | user experience design | digital accessibility

Wednesday November 15, 2023 5:30pm - 7:00pm CST
Midway West