Digital Frontiers 2013

Keynote Address: The Significance of the Frontier in Digital Scholarship

Trevor Muñoz, Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research at the University of Maryland Libraries; Associate Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)

Fashioning Makers with Archives and Arduinos in the Classroom

Kim Brillante Knight, Assistant Professor of Emerging Media and Communication at UT Dallas
Brianni Nelson, PhD Candidate in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication and Instructor of Emerging Media at UT Dallas
Patti McLetchie, Emerging Media and Communication Undergraduate Student at UT Dallas
Rashundra Harvey, Emerging Media and Communication Graduate Student at UT Dallas

Communities and Societies: Preserving Local History for Future Access

Historical Asset Survey for Collin County Texas
Loydell Seward & Janice Quick, Collin County Historical Commission
Microdata for Dallas County Historical & Genealogical Cemetery Data
Tony Hanson, Dallas Genealogical Society
Enabling Access to Historical Newspapers
Michael V. Bassett, Collin County Genealogical Society

Paper Session 1: Reimagining the Digital

Embedding DH: increasing student and faculty buy-in
Matthew Windsor, Hendrix College
What We’re Talking About When We’re Talking About Sound
Tanya Clement, University of Texas – Austin
Reuse, Recycle, and Reimagine; video storytelling at the University of Houston
Michele Reilly, University of Houston
Pinterest for Democracy: Utilizing Pinterest Collections to teach Media Literacy as a Vehicle for Critical Pedagogy
Rachel Cantrell, Texas A&M University – Commerce

The Impact of Open Access in Scholarly Communications: Stakeholders Perspectives

Laura Waugh, University of North Texas
Daniel Gelaw Alemneh, University of North Texas
Jill Kleister, University of North Texas
Ron Chrisman, University of North Texas
Kris Helge, University of North Texas

Birds of a Feather Session

Testing the research usability of finding aids and metadata of primary resources: A Case Study
Mary Lee Bartlett, Abilene Public Library
Janet Bailey, Abilene Public Library
Exploring data curation across disciplines
Amy Caton, Rosenberg Library
Using Google Books for Academic Research
Scott Lancaster, Texas A&M Commerce
Digital Collections Usage: Analyzing Data and Documenting Outcomes
Cindy Boeke, Southern Methodist University
Teaching Humanities Digitally
Robin Henry, Clovis Community College
Paul Nagy, Clovis Community College
Internet Politics
Stacy Chen, University of Texas at Dallas

Paper Session 2: Digital Evolution

Increasing Awareness of the Natchez Trace Collection through Digital Exhibitions
Tanya Brassie, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Ann Serrano, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The Cross-Search and Context Utility: Contextualizing Digital Content and Associated
Encoded Archival Description Finding Aid Metadata in the Northwest.
Sam Meister, University of Montana
Digital Evolution: Innovative Survival
JA Pryse, Oklahoma Historical Society
Using Social Media to Engage Users with Digital Collections
Elizabeth Hansen, Texas Archive of the Moving Image
Eric Ames, Baylor University
Liza Talbot, LBJ Presidential Library

Digitizing Fanzines – Two Projects

Preserving the Image of Fandom: The Sandy Hereld Digitized Media Fanzine Collection
Jeremy Brett, Texas A&M
The Austin Fanzine Project: Overview & Update
Jennifer Hecker, University of Texas – Austin

Virtual Vault: The Technology, Design, and Scholarship behind a New Model for Value-Added Ebooks from Special Collections Libraries

Kenton McHenry
Valerie Hotchkiss
Brad Tober

Closing Plenary Session: Seconds of Greatness

Jeffrey Stoffer, Library Assistant at the Ak‐Chin Indian Community Library