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    • Collaborative archival practice: Rethinking outreach, access, and reconciliation using Wikipedia 

      Robichaud, Danielle; McCracken, Krista (2017-04-28)
      Based on first-hand experience and concrete examples, the presentation outlines the use of Wikipedia as a tool for community engagement and as a way of improving the discoverability of archival content through collaboration. ...
    • Doing the work: Editing Wikipedia as an act of reconciliation 

      Robichaud, Danielle; McCracken, Krista (On Archivy, 2018-08-28)
      The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action outline the responsibilities of cultural heritage workers to educate both themselves and the general public about the Canadian Indian Residential School ...
    • Missed connections: looking for everything in the archives 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Active History, 2017-06-26)
      Archivists are commonly asked by researchers to produce everything available about a particular topic. While understandable from a researcher standpoint, fulfilling the request is a challenge. Unlike library holdings, ...
    • No, we can't just script it: and other refrains from (tired) archival data migrators 

      Robichaud, Danielle; Allain, Sara (2017-09-28)
      How are print finding aids migrated from binders in reading rooms to web-based descriptive platforms? And why is it taking so long? Paying special attention to format, description and discoverability challenges presented ...
    • A tale of two Islandoras 

      La Faive, Rosie; Matthews, Courtney; Moses, Donald; Robichaud, Danielle (2017-02-02)
      The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) and the University of Waterloo (UW) represent two distinct experiences on the road to implementing Islandora – one pioneered its development and the other is launching the ...
    • Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: Thinking Beyond the Warm Fuzzie 

      Robichaud, Danielle (Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2017)
      Wikipedia edit-a-thons represent a unique and fruitful avenue for galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) to engage with new and existing segments of their user communities. Encompassing information and technical ...

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