When It’s Not Possible to Just Buy the Books: Contemporary Collecting and the Moving Target of Digital Formats

Lecture date and time: August 18, 2022, 4-5:15 p.m.
Place: The Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 122A, 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Registration is encouraged.

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Caylin Smith, Head of Digital Preservation at the Cambridge University Library

Featured speaker Caylin Smith is Head of Digital Preservation at the Cambridge University Library, where she set up the Digital Preservation team and leads an ambitious program to develop a cutting-edge digital preservation service. She is co-investigator of the Archive of Tomorrow project that investigates misinformation and preservation of online health information, and a member of the Peer Review College of the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge, Caylin was Senior Project Manager of the UK Legal Deposit Libraries and Preservation Repository Manager at the British Library. She holds an MA in Preservation from the University of Amsterdam and a BA (Hons.) in English (Cultural Studies) from McGill University.

Visiting the Library

Visitors to the Library are required to be vaccinated or to have had a recent COVID-19 test. Those wishing to visit Regenstein Library spaces other than Regenstein 122 will be asked to provide relevant documentation, including photo ID. The University recommends that individuals wear a mask in indoor settings when others are present.

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact gillie@uchicago.edu.