The future, the present, and learning something new

The Future

Friday, April 25th, 1-5PM  &  Saturday, April 26th, 8:30AM-12PM

Be sure to drop by the future of our profession and see what interesting work graduate students are doing. The students will be available for questions and discussion on Friday from 3-3:30PM:

  • Interpreting the Wisconsin Thematic Panels Project
    Michelle Dubert-Bellrichard
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Action, Cooperation, and Independence: A Survey of Community Archives and History-Making Organizations in the Midwest
    Adrienne Evans
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • The Media History Digital Library: A Collaborative and Open Access Model
    Laurel J. Gildersleeve
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • The Archives Experience: Introducing Archival Materials into Undergraduate Education
    Ellen LeClere
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Small Museums and Archives: Mission and Challenges
    Michele Loran
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Documenting Cultural Objects and Preserving Digital Heritage: The Importance of Using Indigenous Knowledge Databases
    Lindsay Morecraft
    University of Iowa
  • A Honey of a Practicum: Digitization and Outreach at Wisconsin Historical Images
    Lotus Norton-Wisla
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • German-Speaking Migrants and the Great War
    Ariel Rhines
    University of Kansas
  • A National Agenda for Digital Stewardship
    Jaime Schumacher
    Northern Illinois University
  • Applying Principles of Information Architecture to Digital Collections
    Gwendolyn Sieja
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Public History and Archival Coursework in Undergraduate Programs: A Comparison
    Emily Swenson
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Lewis Jacobs and Experimental Cinema at the WCFTR
    Willie Thurlow
    School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

[Roanoke Foyer, Ballroom (3rd) Floor, Westin at Crown Center]


The Present

Friday, April 25
3:30-5PM

Join your fellow MAC members at this year’s Member’s Meeting!
Catch up on what has been going on with MAC over the past year and learn about future plans for the organization during MAC president Amy Cooper Cary’s annual “State of MAC” address.
You will also learn about upcoming meetings in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, and Lexington, Kentucky.

[Century Ballroom A, Ballroom (3rd) Floor, Westin at Crown Center]


Something New

Friday, April 25th
12:30-1:15PM

The MAC Education Committee presents three 45-minute educational opportunities during Friday’s lunch break.

Bring your lunch and learn something new:

  1. Social Media: What’s Happening and What’s Coming Next? with Amy Bishop (Iowa State University), Anne Thomason (Lake Forest College), and Colleen Theisen (University of Iowa)
    [Shawnee Room, Ballroom (3rd) Floor, Westin at Crown Center]
  2. MPLP for Audiovisual Materials with Laura Sullivan (Iowa State University), Marcella Wiget (Kansas Historical Society), Dennis Meissner (Minnesota Historical Society), and Nancy Sherbert (Kansas Historical Society)
    [Mission Room, Ballroom (3rd) Floor, Westin at Crown Center]
  3. Outreach and Marketing for Your Archives with Jennifer Johnson (Cargill) and Abby Magariel (Watkins Museum of History)
    [Century Ballroom A, Ballroom (3rd) Floor, Westin at Crown Center]
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