A WORKSHOP FOR ARCHIVISTS, RECORDS MANAGERS
AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS
Sponsored by the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
November 18-19, 1999
University Place Conference Center, IUPUI
DESCRIPTION: In an intensive, participatory workshop, archivists, records managers, and information technologists will look at the issues of digital preservation and access, and discuss the management of electronic records in their own institutional context. Sessions will include presentations, small group work, and a keynote by CNI’s Executive Director Clifford Lynch.
The emphasis of this workshop is on *teamwork* — bringing together teams of archivists, records managers, and information technologists who will begin to develop practical plans for electronic records management that can be implemented at their own institutions. Librarians with archive or records management responsibilities are also eligible and encouraged to participate as part of an institutional team. Individuals from CIC institutions are eligible to attend.
The purpose of the workshop is to promote the inclusion of archival and records management issues in systems development projects, create incentives for supporting electronic records management concerns, remove organizational barriers that prevent archivists from implementing electronic records programs, and educate archivists and information technologists about their shared responsibilities and interests in preservation of and access to electronic records. Through collaboration among information professionals, we hope to realize these goals.
FACILITATORS: Gerry Bernbom, Director, Research and Academic Computing, and Special Assistant to the Vice President for Information Technology, Indiana University, is one of the original developers and facilitators for CNI’s Working Together Program. Bernbom’s responsibilities at Indiana University are in the areas of data storage and archiving, digital libraries, and advanced visualization, and he also co-directed Indiana’s NHPRC-funded project on archiving electronic records. He was a Visiting Program Officer at the Coalition for Networked Information in 1997 and led CNI’s Institution-Wide Information Strategies program. He has published articles and given presentations on information professions, information management, institution-wide information strategies, data architecture, security in a client-server environment, and other topics. He was the chair of the CAUSE97 conference, co-chaired the CAUSE Library/IT Partnerships Constituency Group, and served as the chair of CAUSE’s editorial committee. Bernbom has a B.A. and an M.S. Ed. from Northern Illinois University.
Fynnette Eaton currently serves as Director of the Technical Services Division within the Smithsonian Institution Archives. She joined the Smithsonian last year to establish an electronic records program at the SI Archives. Previously, she served as Chief of the Technical Services Branch at the Center for Electronic Records at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), where she was responsible for developing a preservation program for electronic records created by Federal agencies. Other work experience as an archivist at the National Archives included positions in the Office of Presidential Libraries and the Documentation Standards Staff. She has presented papers and is the author of articles on the preservation of electronic records at the National Archives. She was selected as a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists in 1995 and received the IAC/IRM Technology Excellence Award in 1996 for designing the Archival Preservation System at NARA. She has a B.A. and M.A. in History from the University of Maryland and attended the NAGARA Advanced Institute for Government Archivists on Archival Administration in the Electronic Information Age, Pittsburgh (1992 & 1993) and the National Defense University, IRM College, Advanced Management Program (1997).
MEETING SCHEDULE: 10 AM Thursday, November 18 — 3 PM Friday, November 19
REGISTRATION: Participants must register as institutional teams – one or more archivists or records managers and one or more information technologists per institution. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 40 PEOPLE.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Registration will remain open until all slots are full.
- $ 390.00 per person for a single room,
- $ 345.00 per person for a double room
and includes the following:
- dinner on Thursday,
- lodging on Thursday night,
- breakfast on Friday, and
- lunch, and breaks on Thursday and Friday.
Each participant is responsible for his/her transportation, and non-conference meals.
|The conference will be held at:|
| University Place Conference Center IUPUI
850 West Michigan Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5198
|Telephone:||(800) 410-MEET or
If you have questions about the program, please contact Joan Lippincott at firstname.lastname@example.org.