Speaking

I speak on topics ranging from collaborative instruction models, processing partnerships between special collections, metadata services and subject specialists, project management, and outreach.

Past Speaking Engagements:

“Hands on History: Telling Stories with Stuff,” presenter, Society of American Archivists, August 2015

“Special Collections, Secondary Sources and Courses, Oh My!: Co-Teaching Experiences, Strategies and Lessons Learned,” poster presentation, Conference on Teaching and Instruction, SUNY Geneseo, 2015

“Wit and Wisdom of Susan B. Anthony,” poster presentation, Silo Busting Bonanza! Rochester Regional Library Council, 2015

“Organizing for Change: An Open Forum with New Professionals Group Leaders,” session moderator and presenter, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, October 2015

“Connecting our Communities to Our Collections: Developing an Archives Exhibits Program,” session Chair and presenter, Society of American Archivists, August 2014

“Partners in Discovery: Collaboration in Special Collections,” session moderator and presenter, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, November 2013

“Collaboration and Community: Three Digital Humanities Projects,” session organizer and presenter, Society of American Archivists, August 2013

“Animoto: Exploring Special Collections,” Lightening Talk, University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library, April 2013

“21st Century Academic Libraries: The Power of Collaboration!” Co-presenter with Vice Provost
Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean Mary Ann Mavrinac and Daniel Gorman Jr. (University of Rochester 2014), The Highlands, January 2013

“Mashups and Manuscripts: Experience with HistoryPin,” Lightening Talk, University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library, October 2013

“Having Our Cake and Eating it Too: Security and Access in the Reading Room,” Security Roundtable Presentation, Society of American Archivists, August 2012

“Bridging the Divide between Digital and Analog: Post Family Papers Digitization Project,” Professional Poster Session, Society of American Archivists, August 2012

“Omeka: Bringing the 19th Century On-line,” New York Archives Conference, Nazareth College, June 2012

“Omeka: Bringing the 19th Century On-line,” Tech Camp, RIT, January 2012

“Omeka: A Content Management System,” Lightening Talk, University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library, December 2011

“Social Media: What is it Good For?” Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Fall meeting, 2011

“Omeka: Taking the Work out of Managing Your Digital Content,” Techno-Smart Series, Western New England College, 2010

“Re-Imagining Race in the Nineteenth Century Woman’s Suffrage Movement through the Eyes of a Visionary: Paulina Wright Davis and the First National Woman’s Rights Convention,” Boston University, Graduate Student Conference, Politics and History, 2009

“Susan B. Anthony: A Visionary of the Nineteenth Century American Female Suffrage Movement,” Mount Holyoke College Senior Symposium, 2007