Digital Asset Management

in the Liberal Arts Curriculum

Symposium on Teaching with Digital Collections in the Liberal Arts Curriculum

May 21-23, 2009
Reed College, Portland, Oregon


Thursday, May 21


Registration & Opening Reception - Kaul Auditorium, Gray Lounge

Networking, beer & wine bar

Friday, May 22


Keynote Speaker: Pat Vince, Library Director for Digital Initiatives, Claremont Colleges Digital Library

Digital Technologies and the Claremont Experience

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11a.m. - Noon

Panel & Demo by Reed's Digital Asset Management Workgroup: Customizing CONTENTdm for Teaching Across the Curriculum at Reed

  • Joanna Burgess, Digital Assets Librarian
  • Angie Beiriger, Digital Assets Specialist
  • Jason Parker, Academic Web Specialist
  • Karin Whalen, Visual Resources Librarian
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1:30 pm

Eric Luhrs, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Lafayette College & Dr. Paul D. Barclay, Associate Professor of History, Lafayette College

The Snowball Effect: Intended and Unintended Benefits of Going Digital

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Teaching with Digital Images at Reed College: A Faculty Panel

  • Jacqueline K. Dirks, Cornelia Marvin Pierce Professor of History & Humanities
  • Laura Leibman, Associate Professor of English & Humanities
  • Robert Slifkin, Assistant Professor of Art History & Humanities
  • Sonia Sabnis, Assistant Professor of Classics & Humanities
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4:30p.m. Networking "Birds of a Feather" Discussions & Reception (Hor d'oeuvres, beer & wine bar will be served). Topics include:
  • Access & User Issues
  • Metadata & Cataloging
  • Collaboration
  • Copyright & Licensing
  • Digital Asset Management Systems & Software
  • Beyond Images: Teaching with Digital Media
  • Systems Integration & Interoperability
  • Workflow

Saturday, May 23


Keynote Speaker: Allan Kohl, Art Historian & Visual Resources Librarian, Minneapolis College of Art & Design

Leaving No Stone Unturned; or, Look What I Found Under This Rock!
Collaborative Approaches to Visual Resources Collection Development in the Liberal Arts College Environment

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Martha Kellogg Smith

Sorting Out Visual, Media, and Image Literacy for Information Professionals

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Mark Dahl, Associate Director for Digital Initiatives and Collection
Management, Watzek Library, Lewis & Clark College

accessCeramics: A Global Resource for Ceramics Education Built on Flickr

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