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Upcoming Seminar: “Digital Archives and Society,” Jackie Dooley

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th Street, New York City

Archival Leaders Advocate: Annual Seminar at the Center for Jewish History

Jackie Dooley is Program Officer at OCLC Research, where she conducts research projects focused on special collections and archives in research libraries. She is serving as President of the Society of American Archivists for 2012/13.

She is also a member of the Special Collections Working Group of the U.S. Association of Research Libraries, which published a report on current issues in special collections and archives in 2009. She is principal author of Taking Our Pulse: The OCLC Research Survey of Special Collections and Archives (OCLC Research, 2010). Jackie teaches the course “An introduction to archives for special collections librarians” at the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School.

She was Head of Special Collections and Archives and University Archivist at the University of California at Irvine from 1995 to 2008. Earlier positions were at the Getty Research Institute, the University of California at San Diego, and the Library of Congress. She has long been active in both the Society of American Archivists and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research libraries. She has an M.L.S. from UCLA and a B.A. from the University of California, Irvine.

Jackie is a recognized authority on metadata and descriptive standards for rare and unique materials, having edited rules for rare book cataloging and developed genre and subject thesauri. She was a member of the research team that designed and implemented Encoded Archival Description. She is a frequent speaker in her areas of expertise and has published well-known articles on a variety of subjects, including technology for special collections, EAD, subject indexing, genre/form access, and archival authority control.

For additional biographical information on Jackie see her OCLC page.

Visit the Center for Jewish History website for more information- http://archivalleaders.cjh.org/


Tuesday, November 13, 2012
6:00-7:00 PM, "Digital Archives and Society" Talk and Discussion
7:00-8:00 PM, Reception


Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th Street, New York City


This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Rachel Miller at rcmiller@cjh.org by November 12th. Please note that an attendee list will be provided to the security staff, and you will be required to pass through a security screening. The event will be video-recorded; in attending, you automatically consent to being recorded. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations to attend this program, please contact Rachel Miller. For details on accessibility at CJH, please click here.

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