2017 Archive-It Partner Meeting

July 25, 2017, in Portland, OR
Part of ARCHIVES 2017


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The Archive-It web archiving community gathered for a full-day meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, before ARCHIVES 2017, the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) in Portland, Oregon. Archive-It Partner Meetings are the community’s opportunity to meet face-to-face, share ideas, works in progress, accomplishments, and ideas. Please visit this page to review this year’s presentation materials, including slides and audio recordings.



9:00 AM – Registration & light breakfast

9:30 AM – Welcome & Archive-It Year in Review – Jefferson Bailey & Lori Donovan, Internet Archive

10:00 AM – Partner Presentations:

  • Collecting Collections Strengths: Broad Brush Archiving – Ann Lally, University of Washington
  • It’s there, but can you find it?: Archive-It Usability Testing – Alexis Antracoli, Princeton University

10:40 AM – Morning break, coffee, & mingling

11:00 AM – Group Activities

12:00 PM – Lunch

1:30 PM – Partner Presentations

  • Collaborative Collection Development with Cobweb – Kathryn Stine, California Digital Library
  • Donor-driven Metadata as a Two-Way Street: Using Donor Survey Tools for Both Description and Donor Education – Katrina Windon, University of Arkansas
  • Getting All the Important Stuff: Exploring Media Monitoring Services – Kate Stratton, Gates Archive

2:15 PM – Breakout discussion groups

3:30 PM – Afternoon break & mingling

3:45 PM – Partner Presentations:

  • Web Archiving for Elected Officials – Jenny Mundy, Multnomah County Archives and Records Management
  • From Historic Preservation to the Built Environment: The Evolving Boundaries of Columbia’s Avery Library Web Archive – Alex Thurman, Columbia University Libraries

4:30 PM – Wrap-up & special announcements!

5:00 PM – Reception