Date: September 1, 2020
Time: 2:00 -3:00 pm
About the Workshop:
Beginning in March of 2020, Mary Miller and Kathleen Carter coordinated the work of over 100 University of Georgia Libraries students, faculty, and staff on remote metadata projects for the Brown Media Archives. The great majority of these UGA employees were not catalogers, were not familiar with metadata concepts, and had never visited the Brown Media Archives. Yet, in a four-month period, they successfully completed a quantity of work that would have taken Brown Media two and a half years to accomplish at regular staffing levels. Miller and Carter will share what they got right, what they got wrong and how they recovered from the wrong parts.
About the Speakers:
Mary Miller is the Metadata Librarian and Peabody Awards Collection Archivist for the University of Georgia Libraries’ Brown Media Archives. She attended Furman University (B.A. 1987), the University of Georgia (M.Ed., 2005) and Valdosta State University (M.L.I.S., 2010). She is also a certified archivist.
Kathleen Carter is a Processing Metadata Associate for the University of Georgia Libraries’ Brown Media Archives. She received her M.S. in Library Science with a concentration in archives management at Simmons College.
Note: Please only register if you will attend the live session. Attendees will receive a certificate for Continuing Education credit. The session will be recorded and the link will be posted on the GLA TSIG webpage and various listservs after the event.
The GLA TSIG Workshop Committee would like to thank the University of Georgia Law Library for hosting this event.
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