A WORKSHOP FOR ARCHIVISTS, RECORDS MANAGERS
AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS
Office of the Vice President for Information Technologies,
Indiana University and
|Wednesday, December 16, 1998
|Welcome, Assumptions, Objectives, Schedule
Coalition for Networked Information
|Participant Introductions and Work Issues
|Introductions and Work Issues, continued
|Major Issues Affecting Institutions
Brainstorm to identify major issues or forces in organizations involving information and information management.
|Major Issue Discussion
Small group discussion of one of the major issues identified in the previous session.
What Would Information Technologists Like Archivists to Know about What We Do? Gerry Bernbom
What Would Archivists Like Information Technologists to Know about What We Do? Fynnette Eaton
The facilitators will present their views on the nature of work in their respective fields, elucidate some terminology of their disciplines, and discuss key problems and issues from their perspectives.
|Forces Affecting Collaboration
Presentation and discussion of forces that encourage or impede collaboration.
Small group discussion to identify issues of local, institutional significance to participants; reports to the large group.
Institutional teams will develop a list of 3-5 potential collaborative projects related to the preservation of digital records and archives that are needed in their home institution.
Facilitators will instruct groups on the process of beginning to construct a project plan to take back to the home institution and then team members will work together to begin to construct a plan for their institutional project.
Institutional teams will provide a status report to the full group of participants.
|Conclusion of first day
|Thursday, December 17, 1998
|Overview of the Day’s Agenda
|Major Issue Discussion
Small group discussion of one of the major issues identified over the course of the previous day.
A small group discussion of what each team member brings to a digital archives project that is unique or different.
|Preparation of Institutional Project Presentations
Institutional teams will be given time to prepare a presentation for the full group of participants. The presentation will be an executive overview of the project, intended to be given to administrators at the home institution.
|Presentation and Critiques of Institutional Projects
Participants will present their institutional plan and their peers will provide advice.
|Continuation of Institutional Projects and Critiques
|Partnership / Collaboration: What Makes It Work?
An overview of the key characteristics of successful collaborations or partnerships, as identified by major organizational behavior researchers.
An overview of principles to maintain collaboration and a large group discussion of concerns about implementing collaboration at the home institution.
|Institutional Team Project Refinement
Institutional teams will be given time to fine-tune their project presentations in order to use them effectively back at the home institution and to discuss issues of sustaining collaboration.
Facilitators and participants will provide closing comments and participants will complete an evaluation form.
|Conclusion of Workshop