The Northeast Institutional Repository Day 2020 (NIRD20) Program Committee is pleased to announce the second annual Northeast Institutional Repository Day, a free event that brings together all in the Northeast (and beyond!) who manage or are interested in institutional repositories, digital collections, and digital preservation. We are platform agnostic and the conference will cover a variety of repository-related topics.

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Eastern
Free virtual event (Zoom links are provided to registrants)
REGISTRATION is still open! REGISTER TODAY

Conference program

Keynote speaker: Martha Whitehead, Vice President for the Harvard Library and University Librarian, and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Martha is a member of the Executive Board of COAR, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories.

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Conference Program

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2020
Thursday, December 3rd
9:00 AM

Conference Program: Northeast Institutional Repository Day 2020 (NIRD20)

Northeast Institutional Repository Day

9:00 AM

Welcome, Introductions and Plenary (with Q&A): Repositories as a Foundation for Systemic Change

Martha Whitehead, Harvard University

9:00 AM

10:15 AM

Accessibility of Institutional Repository Content: Current Landscape and Ideas for a Path Forward

Laura Vavrosky, University of Minnesota - Duluth

10:15 AM

Children’s books in the institutional repository: A case study

Andrea Schuler, Tufts University

10:15 AM

Listening to the past: Oral history in institutional repositories

Pam O'Sullivan, State University of New York College at Brockport

10:15 AM

11:30 AM

Bespoke Service, Automated: Creating Flexible Workflows for Assisted Submissions

Jaimie Fritz, Bentley University
Viral Amin, Bentley University

11:30 AM

Creating Control Amidst the Chaos: Collaborating on a Controlled Vocabulary During COVID

Christine Anne George, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Mary MacLeod, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Olivia Smith, New York University Law Library

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

DIY IR Migration I: Platforms, legacy practice, and outreach

Gail Steinhart, Cornell University
Jim DelRosso, Cornell University

1:30 PM

DIY IR Migration II: Content and metadata

Julia Corrice, Cornell University
Chloe McLaren, Cornell University

1:30 PM

MBLWHOI Library’s Institutional Repository Stewardship Responsibility

Debbie Roth, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Lisa Raymond, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1:30 PM

Parallel Migrations (but in the same Universe-ity): The migration story of Worcester Polytechnic Institute's digital repository and projects database

Emily Ping O'Brien, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

1:30 PM

The Uneasy Life of Literary Translations in Institutional Repositories

Sharon Domier, University of Massachusetts Amherst

1:30 PM

Transferring a Unique Collection to the Institutional Repository

Stephen G. Krueger, Dartmouth College

1:30 PM

2:45 PM

A Tale of Two Research Platforms: Partnering and promoting a state-wide database while managing an Institutional Repository!

Darren Sweeper, Montclair State University
Karen Ramsden, Montclair State University

2:45 PM

How DB Johnson lost his arm and why is it a subject heading? Harvesting and change management in repositories

DeAnn Brame, Winthrop University

2:45 PM

Migrating an IR at a Small, Liberal Arts University

Johanna Meetz, The Ohio State University
Laura Baird, Pacific University

2:45 PM