This event has concluded. Video and slides from the event will soon be made available on the Past Forward event page.
Video and slides from this event will be made available on the Past Forward event page shortly. The webcast agenda is listed below.Tuesday, 4 June (9:00 a.m.-4:35 p.m. EDT)
|Time||Day 1 of Past Forward! Meeting|
|9:00 a.m.||Webcast Began
|9:00-9:40 a.m.||Welcome and Opening Remarks
||9:40-noon||Session 1: Managing Twenty-First Century Special Collections: Born Analog, Born Digital, and Born Difficult|
|New materials and formats challenge special collections managers to extend existing practices and concepts to include the new and different or to revise past practices and concepts to fit the old to the new.||2:00-4:35 p.m.||Session 2: Repositioning Special Collections|
|Special collections are rethinking their administrative structures, practices, and institutional relationships to reshape the workforces, consolidate siloed service points to survive and thrive, and energize their host institutions.|
|4:35 p.m.||Webcast Ended for the Day|
|Time||Day 2 of Past Forward! Meeting|
|9:00 a.m.||Webcast Resumed
||9:00-noon||Session 3: Connecting Special Collections to Key Stakeholders|
|Special collections must connect with all their stakeholders—readers, researchers, donors, vendors, funders, other departments on campus, other institutions—through promotions, outreach efforts, collaborations, partnerships, etc., to more effectively achieve their mission of having collections be useful and used.||11:35 a.m. - noon
These presentations and discussions will be recorded and will be made available online soon after the event.