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Wednesday, May 16 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch Session | Mulling Over Multilingual Metadata Redux

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This session will create a space for conversation around the complexities and opportunities implicit in working with multilingual metadata. Participants will be able to share experiences, questions, workflows, and resources relating to how their repositories are managing the challenge. Potential directions for the Birds of a Feather include collective problem-solving, exploring collaborative opportunities, and planning next steps on how to continue the conversation.
Possible topics include:
•             Managing platform limitations
•             Building cultural competencies
•             Using existing standards and schemas to document language
•             Making the case to your institution
•             Inclusive practices

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Jullianne Ballou

Project Librarian, Harry Ransom Center
Jullianne Ballou is a Project Librarian at the Harry Ransom Center
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Itza A. Carbajal

Latin American Metadata Librarian, University of Texas Austin LLILAS Benson
Itza Carbajal is the Latin American Metadata Librarian at LLILAS Benson. Her research focuses on community centered archival practices, use of Post-Custodialism, and the role of Community Archives. More at: www.itzacarbajal.com
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Melanie Cofield

Head of Access Systems, University of Texas Libraries
As Head of Access Systems at UT Libraries, Melanie coordinates the administration and implementation of traditional and emerging systems and standards, and provides consultation on metadata best practices across the organization. For the past year, she has served as Product Owner... Read More →
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Susan Kung

AILLA Manager, The University of Texas at Austin
Susan Smythe Kung, PhD, is the project manager of the Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America at the University of Texas at Austin. Kung is a documentary field linguist who has extensively researched and documented Huehuetla Tepehua, an endangered, indigenous language... Read More →
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Theresa E. Polk

Head of Digital Initiatives, University of Texas Austin
Theresa Polk is Head of Digital Initiatives at LLILAS Benson. She has a BA in Latin American Studies, and Masters degrees in Library Science and International Peace Studies. Prior to UT, she worked on international human rights and development policy

Wednesday May 16, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm CDT
Tower 1.112 G