Key Note Speakers


Participants

Chief, US Arctic Research Commission
Smithsonian Institution-Arctic Studies Center
Deputy Archivist, Alaska and Polar Collections
Alaska State Librarian
Circumpolar Collections, University of Alberta-Edmonton Library
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Consortium Library, University of Alaska – Anchorage
Director, Scholarly and Educational Programs, The Library of Congress, and Acting Director, World Digital Library
Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College
PhD Arctic Research Program
Alaska Library Network
President & CEO
Director General of the Swedish Museum of Natural History
Arctic anthropologist and Alaska Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Arctic Studies Center
Walt Meier, Research Scientist NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
PhD UMass/Amherst 1991
Keeper, Hudson's Bay Company Archives
President, Jefferson Institute
Director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Archivist, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Research Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, Boulder
Rasmuson Foundation
NIH-National Library of Medicine
Private Records Archivist, Yukon Archives, Government of Yukon
National Science Foundation
Russian Area Specialist, Library of Congress
Museum Archivist and Head of Library Special Collections (retired)

Washington DC

December 7-8 2016

ARCTIC LIBRARY PORTAL Workshop


Proceedings

December 7 th , 2016




OPENING REMARKS

Bill Fitzhugh
Director, Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Audio
Kirk Johnson
Director, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Audio
Aaron Presnall
President, Jefferson Institute Audio
David J. Nordlander
Alaska Library Network/LoC Audio
Margaret Beckel
Director, Canadian Museum of Nature Audio
Hon. Mark Brzezinski
Executive Director, Arctic Executive Steering Committee,
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Audio
Alice Rogoff Rubenstein
Publisher, Alaska Dispatch News and Founder,
Arctic Circle and Arctic Imperative Summit Audio

SESSION 1: STATE OF PLAY

Arctic Libraries (Canada, Finland): Collections Overview and Status Report on Technology Projects

David J. Nordlander
Alaska Library Network/LoC Audio
Maureen Dolyniuk
Manitoba Archives (Hudson Bay Company Archives)--Winnipeg Audio Presentation
Lesley Buchan
Yukon Archives—Whitehorse Audio Presentation
Ian Moir
Northwest Territories Archives—Yellowknife Audio Presentation
Peggy Sue Ewanyshynv
University of Alberta—Edmonton Audio Presentation
Toni Raja-Hanhelav
University of Lapland—Rovaniemi, Finland Audio

SESSION 2: STATE OF PLAY

Arctic Libraries (U.S.): Collections Overview and Status Report on Technology Projects

Stephen Loring
Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Audio Presentation
Peter Whiteley
American Museum of Natural History Audio Presentation
Barbara Mathe
American Museum of Natural History Audio Presentation
Ross Virginia
Dartmouth College—Rauner Special Collections Library Audio
Susan Kaplan
Bowdoin College—Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Audio Presentation
Audrey Amidon
National Archives (NARA) Audio Presentation
Discussion
Audio


Smithsonian ASC Lecture/Presentation

Audio

Bill Fitzhugh
Smithsonian Institution-Arctic Studies Center Presentation

Thomas Orrell
Presentation
Den Coll

Gina Rappaport
Presentation
Igor Krupnik
Smithsonian ASC Presentation


SESSION 3: ARCTIC LIBRARIES AND THE RESEARCH/USER COMMUNITY

Sandy Starkweather
PhD Arctic Research Program Audio Presentation
Melissa Zweng
NOAA-NCEI Team Audio Presentation
Mark Mollan
NARA, “Old Weather Project” in conjunction with NOAA Audio Presentation
Colleen Strawhacker
National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, Colorado Audio Presentation


SESSION 4: ARCTIC LIBRARIES AND THE RESEARCH/USER COMMUNITY

Walt Meier
Smithsonian ASC Audio
Aron Crowell
Smithsonian ASC Audio Presentation
Lorna Schmid
U.S. Geological Survey, Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Audio
Mike Sfraga
Wilson Center, Polar Initiative Audio
Laura Bartlett
NIH-National Library of Medicine Audio
Steve Rollins
Consortium Library, University of Alaska-Anchorage Audio Presentation


SYNTHESIS AND DISCUSSION

Aaron Presnall
President, Jefferson Institute Audio
Bill Fitzhugh
Director, Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center

December 8 th , 2016




OPENING REMARKS

Anna Kerttula
National Science Foundation Audio
David J. Nordlander
Alaska Library Network Audio
John Farrell
Chief, US Arctic Research Commission Audio Presentation
Margaret Beckel
Director, Canadian Museum of Nature Audio


KEYNOTE SPEECHES

Robert Newlen
Deputy Librarian, Library of Congress Audio
Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic, U.S Department of State Audio
Senator Lisa Murkowsk
Senator R-Alaska Audio


SESSION 5: ARCTIC LIBRARIES: CIRCUMPOLAR TREASURES OF THE U.S. NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION


Igor Krupnik
Smithsonian ASC Audio Presentation
Stephen Loring
PhD UMass/Amherst 1991 Audio Presentation
Audrey Amidon
National Archives (NARA) Audio Presentation
Harry Leich
Russian Area Specialist, Library of Congress Audio
John Van Oudenaren
Director, Scholarly and Educational Programs,
The Library of Congress, and Acting Director, World Digital Library Audio Presentation

CONCLUSIONS

Arctic Libraries: Cooperation and Coordination

Audio Moderator: Aaron Presnall, Jefferson Institute

Jan-Olov Westerberg
Swedish Museum of Natural History
John Van Oudenaren
Library of Congress
Patience Frederiksen
Alaska State Library
Aron Crowell
Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center
Ross Virginia
Dartmouth, Institute of Arctic Studies