May 18, 2022

Slides, Notes, and Tweets From Day One of the 2011 Personal Digital Archiving Conference

The 2011 Personal Digital Archiving Conference began on Thursday at the Internet Archive in San Francisco.

You can find the complete conference schedule here.

+ Tweets from the conference are using the hashtag #pda2011.

+ Session Notes by Diana Wakimoto (via The Waki Librarian)
Hat Tips & Thanks: Bill Lefurgy and Scott Rosenberg
More reports, live blogs, pictures, etc. via Twitter.

Presenters/Presentations Day One

+ Slides “Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media” by Marc A. Smith

+ Slides: “Open Standards For Social Data Exchange And Archiving” by Evan Prodromou

+ Slides: (The Digital Beyond): The Lost Curator: Personal Digital Archives and the Death Transition by Evan Carroll (The Digital Beyond_

+ Slides: The Splendiferous Story Of Archive Team And The Rapidly Disappearing Digital Heritage by Jason Scott (Archive Team)

+ Slides: Curating Digital Intellectual Lives by Ellysa Stern Cahoy & Scott McDonald (Penn State University Library)

+ Slides: The Smallest Day: A Nerd and his Dad Set out to Digitize the Family Archives by Stan James (Lijit Networks)

Updates to This Post as We Learn of Slides and Other Materials
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+ Brewster Kahle (The Internet Archive)
+ Keynote: Cathy Marshall (Microsoft Research)
+ Gary Wright (FamilySearch)
+ Jeremy Leighton John (British Library, Digital Lives)
+ Judith Zissman (Independent)
+ Lori Kendall (University of Illinois): What do We Mean by Personal When We Consider Personal Digital Archives?
+ Birkin James Diana (Brown University Digital Repository): Enriching the Digital Junk Drawer
+ Kathleen Legg (National Center for Atmospheric Research): Digital Collections at the NCAR Library and Archives: Archiving in the 21st Century
+ Jay Datema (Bookism) Constructing a Digital Identity Compatible with Institutional Archives
+ Ray Larson (UC Berkeley): The Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Project
+ Ben Gross (Linde Group)
+ Jeff Ubois (PrestoCentre): Wishful Thinking
+ Steve Griffin (Library of Congress / National Science Foundation): Perspectives on Funding
+ David S.H. Rosenthal (LOCKSS)
+ Brian Fitzpatrick, DataLiberation.Org

+ Video Archive and Tweets from the 2010 Conference at the bottom of this INFOdocket post.

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