Lectures/Conference Presentations

“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.

“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.

“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.

“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.

“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.

“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.

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.

“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.

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

“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.

“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).

“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.

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.

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

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.