Presentation: Using Primary Sources in College Courses
I was invited to be on a panel on teaching with archives at an event organized by ACRL/NY. On April 30, 2013, I presented these lessons from SAFA at NYU Poly. Katz, Robin M. “Using Primary Sources in College Courses: Lessons from Students and Faculty in the Archives at Brooklyn Historical Society.” Panel on teaching […]
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Workshop: Using Archives in Place-Based Learning
I was invited to host a half-day session for visiting faculty from Kapi’olani Community College in Hawaii, a partner of City Tech’s i-Cubed project. On Febrary 28, 2013, I led a hands-on workshop at Brooklyn Historical Society based on my experiences with SAFA. Katz, Robin M. “Using Archives in Place-Based Learning: Lessons from Students and […]
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Lecture: Brooklyn’s Public Health, Past and Present
The Master in Public Health program at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus invited my co-director Julie Golia and I to repeat our lecture on the history of public health in Brooklyn. Once again, we highlighted ways our library could be used to research a wide range of public health issues. Katz, Robin M. and Julie […]
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Lecture: Brooklyn’s Public Health, Past and Present
I co-delivered this lecture at an orientation event for Master in Public Health students at LIU Brooklyn. We used our collections to trace the history of public health in Brooklyn, and to show how the library could be used to research historical forces affecting health today.
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Lecture: Understanding Kake Walk through Primary Sources
I gave this talk in September 2010 as part of a public event at UVM to launch the Kake Walk at UVM digital collection. I told a history of Kake Walk as told through items from the archives, and I promoted the new online resource.
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Tour and Presentation: Center for Digital Initiatives
I co-presented about the CDI during a 2009 tour organized by the University of Vermont Libraries' Staff and Faculty Professional Development committee. In addition to a website demonstration, I discussed the CDI's history, our current goals, our new collection development processes, and our outreach efforts.
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Lecture: William Morris and the Kelmscott Press
I gave this lecture twice at the Cleveland Museum of Art's Ingalls Library: once for a Collection in Focus members program, and again for a Book Arts Cleveland event. I covered the Press' history, Morris' biography, and how to interpret both, plus I led a hands-on look at the collection.
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Speech: Special Collections Classroom Dedication
Read the speech I delivered at the dedication of the Gerald H. and Victoria C. T. Read Special Collections Classroom and Processing Center at Kent State University.
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Intern Presentation to Yale University Libraries
At the end of the summer 2008, the four Beinecke interns presented our accomplishments to staff, librarians and administrators of the Yale University Libraries.
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