Lectures/Talks

Preservation of Electroacoustic Music: Issues and Concerns for Libraries and Archives, Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Student Poster Session, New Orleans, LA, August 19, 2005.

Cataloging Sousa: An Approach to MARC for Archival Collections, Poster Session,  Midwest Archives Conference Fall Meeting, Bloomington, IN, October 1, 2005.

Dueling Transistors: Preserving the Sal-Mar Construction and the Legacy of Electronic Music at the University of Illinois  Collaborative presentation with Scott Schwartz. Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries Spring Conference,    March 30, 2006.

Dueling Transistors: Preserving the Sal-Mar Construction and the Legacy of Electronic Music in the Americas International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives Annual Meeting in Mexico City, Mexico, September 12, 2006.

Ephemeral Music: A Survey of Electronic Music Collections in the U.S., Poster Session, Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, 2007 Research Forum, Chicago, IL, August 28, 2007.

EAD Software: Collection Management and Access Tools, Midwest Chapter of the Music Library Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 12, 2007.

Resume Building Panel Discussion Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ALA Student Chapter Professional Development Series, November 13, 2007 .

Ephemeral Music: Electronic Music Collections in the U.S., Platform Presentation, Society of American Archivists 2008 Research Forum—Foundations and Innovations, San Francisco, CA, August 26, 2008.

The Future of the Present: Preserving Avant-Garde Art (Panel Discussion). Society of American Archivists 72nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 28, 2008.

Building Sustainable Preservation Environments for Born-Digital Records: Three Case Studies, presentation  titled “Creative Strategies for the Collection and Preservation Born-Digital Music”,  Society of American Archivists 73rd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, August 15, 2008.

“More than Just “Sheet Music”: Identifying and Describing Music Materials in Archives and Special Collections, “Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 22, 2010.

“Playing it by Ear: Appraisal Considerations for Acquiring Music Collections,” Society of American Archivists 74th Annual Meeting, Acquisitions and Appraisal Section Meeting, Washington, DC, August 13, 2010.

“Retos de una Era Electrónica: Preservación y Acceso al Patrimonio Musical Contemporáneo” Coloquio El Sentido de la Documentación en las Artes, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia, September 13, 2010 (Invited).

“ABCs of Appraisal and Acquisition”, paper titled “Playing it by Ear: Appraisal and Acquisition Strategies for Music Collections”, Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting, St. Paul, MN, April 29, 2011.

“The Role of Professional Organizations in Professional Leadership.” 2011 Archives Leadership Institute, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, WI, July 21, 2011.

“New Music in the Archives: Where the Avant-Garde Meets the Digital Age,” Society of American Archivists 75th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 27, 2011.

Mainstreaming of Special Collections – “Re-Composing the Institute of Jazz Studies: A Vision for Archival Management in the 21st Century.” 10th Annual Association of Research Libraries’ Leadership Symposium, ALA Midwinter Conference, Philadelphia, PA, January 24, 2014.

“ReComposing the archives: American archival practice and music collections in the 21st Century,” International Association of Music Libraries and Documentation Centers, Antwerp, Belgium, July 18, 2014.

“We’re talking the talk but are we walking the walk? Turning Change Into Palpable Action,” Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference Fall Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 17, 2014.

“We’re talking the talk but are we walking the walk? Turning Change Into Palpable Action,” Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference Fall Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 17, 2014.

Social Media Crash Course for Special Collections, Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY, May 8, 2015. Session Chair.

“Walking the Talk: Risks and Opportunities in Online Publication of Oral Histories,” Society of American Archivists 79th Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, August 21, 2015. Panelist.

“The Best of the Past, Present, and Future: Community Engagement In (& Out of) the Archives” Paper titled “The Newark Citizen Historian Initiative: A Unique Opportunity for University-Community Collaboration,” 21st Annual Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Conference, Omaha, NE, October 13, 2015.

“Leading in Scholarship: Developing a Research Agenda in 21st Century Academic Librarianship” at the 2016 Association of Research Libraries Annual Leadership Forum, Boston, MA, January 8, 2016.

“Sailing into Metrics: Rethinking and Implementing Metrics and Assessment in Archives” at the 2016 Fall Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference meeting, Annapolis, MD, November 5, 2016.