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Syllabi for Spring 2017 courses

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

I am happy to share by Spring 2017 course syllabi.  Enjoy! LIS 625 Management of Archives and Special Collections LIS 635 Archives Appraisal, Acquisition & Use LIS 665 Projects in Digital Archives 2015 archives students working on processing a collection in LIS 625

Summer 2016 course project: born-digital archives

Friday, June 17th, 2016

In this summer’s session of born-digital archives, students have been working on a born-digital archives project, which includes working with records on obsolete media (5.25 diskettes, 3.5 floppies, Zip disks, Mini DV tapes, etc.) as well as inactive records on network storage which originate in a variety of antiquated file formats (e.g., WordPerfect, email in MS Outlook […]

Spring 2016 Courses

Monday, January 25th, 2016

This semester is off to a nice start. In LIS 665 Projects in Digital Archives, students will be working to arrange, describe and digitize portions of a collection of architectural photography (with some landscape and craft photography) donated to the School by the estate of Bill Maris. You can checkout the finding aid created by […]

Summer School!

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Hello there.  So this summer I will be teaching Projects in Digital Archives for a fifth year in a row.  This semester, we will be working with a selection of personal materials from Ms. Liza Loop.  Ms. Loop is looking to create the History of Computing in Learning and Education (HCLE) Virtual Museum, and has […]

Spring 2015 Teaching

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Happy 2015. I thought I would share some of what I have planned for teaching this semester. In LIS 665 Projects in Digital Archives, the class-wide project is to continue working to digitize, curate, and make accessible the photos from the Bill Maris architectural collection, which were donated a few years ago to Pratt. This […]

Fall 2014 Teaching

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Hello World. This semester I am teaching three classes: 2 sections of Projects in Digital Archives, and Projects in Moving Image and Sound Archiving. For the Wednesday section of Projects in Digital Archives, the class will be working with my colleagues Susan Malbin and Christine McEvilly from the American Jewish Historical Society to incorporate new […]

Spring 2014 Courses

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

This semester, I will be teaching Projects in Digital Archives (LIS 665) with a new project partner: Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños (or the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College / CUNY). In the class, we will be working to assemble a digital archive of oral histories from their collection. I am excited to […]

Poster for NY Archives Conference 2013

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Checkout my poster for the NY Archives Conference 2013: New Developments in Archives Curriculum: The Case of the Archives Concentration at Pratt Institute

Spring 2013 Classes

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Spring 2013 classes have started (early, I know) and I thought I’d share my syllabi. This semester, in Projects in Digital Archives, we will be again working with the Archives of the American Joint Jewish Distribution (JDC) and the dance critic Barbara Newman. In Digital Libraries, students will be working on creating new digital libraries […]

Pratt-Severn Award

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

I am super happy to be the recipient of the Pratt Severn Faculty Innovation Award, sponsored by ALISE and Pratt. The award is for innovative uses of information technology in MSLIS curriculum. I am grateful to all the folks–especially those at Teachers College–for getting me (and other students) to think about how to incorporate IT […]