Half-day workshops will start at either 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Documentation is a critical part of developing, implementing, and maintaining collections, systems, and institutional knowledge within archival programs large and small. The lack of proper documentation is a common issue that undermines even the most robust preservation workflows, and is perhaps one of the least exciting and most tedious aspects... more
1PM to 5PM
Everyone experiences failure in their professional lives, but no one likes to talk about it. When we see failure approaching, we distance ourselves, avert our eyes, or -- if we're in its path -- brace for the worst. But failure has intrinsic value and is an essential step on the... more
9AM to 12PM
The command line interface (CLI) offers immense potential to savvy users because of the way tedious, repetitive processes can be automated on the fly. Bulk processing of files and other objects is ideally suited to a CLI environment. There are also many standard tools that lack graphical applications or which... more
1PM to 4PM
Things have gotten better: most projects know that getting new developers up to speed is important. We keep notes on the hard stuff. But, typing long lists of mysterious commands, and keeping track of all the details, is still something many of us expect of new collaborators. We can do... more