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National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL)

By Greta Kuriger Suiter Below is my presentation for the 10th Annual Conference of African American Librarians which was held in Atlanta this year. I became involved when I saw a call for presenters who had worked with Wikipedia with … Continue reading

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Culling a Life

By Mills Last week I had the unenviable task of culling the life of my mother-in-law, aged 81. In some ways I was the perfect person for this task, because in my sister-in-law’s garage there were 32 banker’s boxes of … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About Me

By Mills “Our students come first.” That’s what it says on page five of George Mason University’s Strategic Plan. As one of the authors of that document back in 2014, I’m always happy when this simple sentence is deployed to … Continue reading

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Trails, Paths, and Digital Literacy

By Mills Yesterday I had the good fortune to be the keynote speaker at the Winter Symposium on Digital Literacy in Higher Education at the University of Rhode Island. It was incredibly energizing to spend a day and a half … Continue reading

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NECode4Lib 2016

By gkur This was my second time at the Hampshire College campus this fall. The first was for the New England Archivists fall meeting at the Yiddish Book Center. The NECode4Lib regional meeting was held at a different venue – … Continue reading

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Making History Matter Again

By Mills I was very pleased to see AHA Teaching Division Vice President Elizabeth Lehfeldt take on the issue of declining enrollments in undergraduate history programs in the October edition of Perspectives. Anyone who reads this blog with regularity knows … Continue reading

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New England Archivists (Fall 2016)

By gkur Trees and fall foliage in the garden at the Yiddish Book Center The New England Archivists fall meeting took place Friday, Oct. 14 in Amherst, MA. It was a great excuse to get out to western Massachusetts and … Continue reading

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Maps, Walls, and Digital Public History

By Mills This coming fall I’m teaching a new course: History of the Appalachian Trail. As envisioned, the class is going to be many things at once (which is likely a structural problem). It is a conventional history of one … Continue reading

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4cs Houston 2016

By gkur Overall the 4Cs was a great experience. I learned a lot, and there were way too many sessions that I wanted to go to than I possibly could. Click image below to go to Storify account of 4Cs. … Continue reading

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