Conference Presentations

“Digitization and Outreach–Involving the Community” panel, Society of Ohio Archivists (SOA), 2017

“Out of the Underground: Documenting Your Local Music Community,” Society of American Archivists (SAA), 2015

“‘I Fall to Pieces’: Deconstructing Traditional Finding Aids,” SOA, 2014

“‘Don’t Knock the Rock’: Making Popular Music Collections a Part of your Archives,” Midwest Archives Conference (MAC), 2014

“We Can Work It Out: Establishing the World’s First Rock and Roll Library” panel, Music Library Association Midwest Chapter, 2013

“On the Road: Archives Management and Leadership,” Archivists in Charge: Managing Your Shop at All Levels panel, MAC, 2013

“Come Together Right Now Over LAMs,” Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 2013

“Archiving Local Music Collections,” Advocacy All Around Us: Engaging Controversies, Collaborations, and Collectors in Archives, SAA, 2012

“Archival Content Management Systems: But I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” MAC, 2012

“Time Has Come Today: Creating a Sustainable Library and Archives,” with Andy Leach, SOA, 2012

“New Digs: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s Library and Archives,” Post45, 2011

“A Collaboration to Assess Preservation at Albion College,” Michigan Library Consortium, 2009

“‘Friending’ the Archives: Using Facebook for Outreach,” Web 2.0 Oh No panel, Michigan Archival Association (MAA), 2009

“Collection Controversy: Albion College’s Currier and Ives’ Darktown Comics Collection: History in Context,” MAA, 2006

“Managing the Records of Active Organizations,” MAC, 2002


“First, Do No Harm: Preservation for the Local Church,” 2007

“Local Church Records: Deciding What to Keep and Protecting What is Kept,” United Methodist Church West Michigan Conference (UMC WMC) annual meeting, 2005

“Church Records: Keep Them or Shred Them?” UMC WMC annual meeting, 2004

“Local Church Historian Records Workshop,” 2003

Invited Presentations

“Preserving Rock and Roll History on the North Coast,” Pennsylvania Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Archives Conference, 2017

“What’s the Most Interesting Thing in Your Collections?” with Stephanie Heriger, the National Archives and White House Historical Association for National History Day, webinar, 2015.

“The NEO Sound Documentation Strategy: Processing and Preserving the Jane Scott Papers,” with Andy Leach and Elizabeth Campion, Rock Solid Summit (presentations and panel discussions on education and outreach for the Cleveland music scene), Cuyahoga Community College metro campus, 2015

“‘A Day in the Life’ of Jane Scott,” with Elizabeth Campion, Ohio Local History Alliance (OLHA) Annual Meeting & Conference in partnership with the Society of Ohio Archivists (SOA), 2015

Information professionals panel, Career Exploration: Information and Library Professions, Kent State University, School of Library and Information Sciences, 2013

“The House that Rock Built: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s New Library and Archives,” keynote lecture for Museum Studies Week, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2013

“Jimmy Baynes Photography Collection Spotlight” panel, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Library and Archives, 2013

“It’s Only Rock and Roll (But I Like It),” Marilyn Crandell Schleg Memorial Lecture, Albion College, 2010

“Buried Treasures in the [Albion College] Library,” with Dr. John P. Kondelik, Albion Association of Lifelong Learning, 2006

“A Century of Images: The Identification and Preservation of Photographs,” Albion Historical Society, 2001

“Photograph Preservation,” Albion College, Odd Topics Society Beta Chapter, 2001

“The History of Science: Examples from the Rare Books Collection,” with Dr. John P. Kondelik and Claudia Diaz, Silent Auction pre-lecture, Albion College, Stockwell-Mudd Libraries, 2001