Workshop Wednesdays

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"Workshop Wednesdays" are a joint effort, started in 2016, to share information cross-departmentally in depth.

These are held in Hoole Conference room Wednesdays @2 (or may start there and explore other territories!)

Requested topics include:

  • How to handle fragile materials
  • Archival organization, and item-level processing
  • Overhead camera capture
  • How to work with reel-to-reel tapes/tape player
  • Exhibits: how, what, why, and why are they important?
  • How to access content directly that you find in Acumen... ?
  • Internet Archive and the Wayback Machine
  • Tour of Acquisitions, Cataloging and E-Resources
  • Tour of the stacks and archivist areas


  • December 14th: Copyright & Digital Rights (led by Alissa Matheny Helms)
  • October 19: Search Engine Optimization: How do we get our content ranked highly in Google? (led by Vanessa & Jody)
  • September 21: Exhibits: what, why, who & how (led by Martha Bace)
  • August 17: Tour of the stacks and archivist work areas (led by Kevin Ray)
  • July 20: Practical options for incoming digital content - survey results (led by Alissa Matheny Helms)
  • June 15: Hands-on XSLT workshop (led by Vanessa Unkeless-Perez)
  • May 18: How we use XSLT to provide online display in Acumen (led by Vanessa Unkeless-Perez)
  • April 20: Tags, Transcriptions, and how does that all work, anyhow? (led by Jody DeRidder)
  • April 6: Update on the video/film inventory: what do we have? (led by Claire Clemmons)
  • March 30: Wayback Machine/Internet Archive Overview (led by Alissa Matheny Helms)
  • March 23: How Google Analytics Works!!!! (led by Kate Matheny)
  • March 9: How EAD finding aids are created (led by Martha Bace)
  • March 2: How to search in Acumen, and how indexing happens (led by Will Jones)
  • February 24: Database support (led by Jody DeRidder)
  • February 17: Overhead capture (led by Jeremiah Colonna-Romano)
  • February 10: How EAD Finding Aids are prepared for Acumen (led by Jody DeRidder)
  • February 3: Overview of University Archives (led by Kevin Ray)
  • January 27: How to use a reel-to-reel player (led by Corinne Chatnik)
  • January 20: CRL Webinar on Perpetual Access, Myth and Reality
  • January 13: Navigating the command line environment on your desktop (led by Corinne Chatnik)