ECAI, PNC, & PRDLA Conference
Some of the panels were very interesting, but I haven’t learned so much since I worked on digitizing collections at UNL a few years ago. More interesting information comes out in the Q&A. Meeting colleagues has been a highlight. It is also good to see my management students as conference volunteers. It was also a treat to see one of our UH alumnae, Lisa Nguyen, who now is an archivist at the Hoover Institution.
I am writing this at one panel, which the speaker doesn’t know how to use a lapel microphone. We don’t hear her speaking, just the ruffling papers. The next paper expanded on Dean Unsworth’s work for digital resources and metadata standards.
Next week I give a paper at the HLA on the Big Island. I also am a discussant on a World War II History Conference here on campus. I am getting somewhat anxious about this, as I’ve only received one paper so far. I am familiar with all of their subjects (Japanese history textbooks, library destruction, and Nazi book burning), but would like to do a bit more contextualization.