Coming August 11, 2009


Follow your fellow THATCampers on Twitter – the following snippets are just to give you a flavor of their interests (and if you’d like to change yours, or add your Twitter handle, just send a quick email).  Check the most recent blog post for more!

Clifford Allen
Oral-historical tradition and its
manifestation in web 2.0 communities – jazz musicians
Terry Baxter
Diversity in a web x.x world
Janet M. Carleton
Digitization, metadata & workflows
Jim Cassedy
Big buckets for electronic records
Rachel “Sheepy” Donahue
Influence of digital humanities on monolithic government agencies – and video games
Audra Eagle
Defining memory institutions online & crowdsourcing
Maria Esteva
Computational Analysis and Visualization of Electronic Records Collections (w/Weijia Xu)
Arcadia Falcone
Matchmaking in the Digital Archive
Jacqui Ferry
Creating new outputs from MARC & EAD
Gregory Foster
Metadata surrounding written works
Jim Gerencser
Drupal-built archives reference blogs
Jean Green
Convergence of libraries, archives and museums
Steven Greenstein
Distributed Biography (w/Justin Olmanson)
John Jones
Twitter research
Matt King
Video games & pedagogy
Nate Kogan
Social media in the classroom
Noah Lenstra
Alleviating digital inequalities
Lori Lindberg
Integration of technologies in libs/mus/archives
Mark A. Matienzo
The semantic web for humanists and archivists
Sean McCarthy
Digital literacies and the role of the university
Chris McConnell
How Web 2.0 tools affect both television and social movements
Aimee Morgan
Integrating accessioning and processing of digital materials into everyday workflow
Lisa H. Nguyen
Library & Archives, Digital History/Humanities & Instructional Technology in the Pacific Rim
Justin Olmanson
Distributed Biography (w/Steven Greenstein)
David Parry
How we teach digital humanities skills
Christie S. Peterson
Electronically-forward-thinking archivists with less-than-ideal tech support
Danielle Plumer
Rich descriptive metadata
Sarah Potvin
Attribution methods, IRs and scholarly communities, digital libraries and archives
Arian D. Ravanbakhsh
Email is Dead, Get Over It
Gabriela Redwine
Analyzing digital literary archives
Michael Rush
Using XSLT to get useful outputs from EAD other than HTML or PDF
Sibyl Schaefer
AT & challenges in sustaining open source programs in small communities
Amy Schindler
Publicizing exhibits
Heather Soyka
Evolution of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage institutions
Kate Theimer
Archives and Web 2.0
Rachel Vagts
Challenges smaller institutions face with digital projects
Chela Scott Weber
Online access to oral histories
Mike Widner
Virtual machines for digital humanities projects
Megan Winget
Videogame preservation
Weijia Xu
Computational Analysis and Visualization of Electronic Records Collections (w/Maria Esteva)

Your THATCamp Austin co-organizers:

Ben Brumfield
develops software for nonprofits in Austin Texas. He is the author of FromThePage, an application for crowdsourcing manuscript
transcription and annotation, and blogs about collaborative
transcription technology.
Lisa Grimm
is the Assistant Archivist at Drexel University College of Medicine. An ex-archaeologist and dot-com veteran, she went back to library school because she missed playing with old things and wanted to employ her tech skills at a greatly reduced salary (but with considerably cooler stuff).
Peter Keane
is a librarian/software developer for the Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services at UT Austin. Peter is currently lead developer of the DASe project, an Atom/AtomPub-based digital repository.
Jeanne Kramer-Smyth
is author of Spellbound Blog, which discusses
archives, digital humanities, cultural heritage institutions and technology. She recently completed her MLS in the Archives Track at University of Maryland, College Park. A metadata analyst for Discovery Communications she works on web content metadata, controlled vocabularies and search engine optimization.