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Thursday, June 18 • 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia's Historic Congregations

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Carol W. Smith of Christ Church Preservation Trust will provide an overview of an exciting project which brings together the records of 11 of Philadelphia's oldest congregations accessible through a unified portal in the Atla Digital Library. She will discuss the background of the project, funding, partnerships, future outcomes and how to best use this website for all types of research from genealogical to social history.


Christy Karpinski

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Atla
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Christine Fruin

Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects Manager, Atla
Christine Fruin is the Atla Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects Manager. As an attorney and a librarian, she has worked for over a decade promoting access to and use of diverse collections through utilization of fair use, open access, and responsible licensing.
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Walter Rice

Principal, R & R Computer Solutions
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Carol Smith

Archivist, Christ Church Preservation Trust
I have worked with a number of Philadelphia institutions over the years helping them care for artifacts and archives - ask me about Philadelphia history, archives or digital projects!

Thursday June 18, 2020 1:45pm - 2:15pm CDT
Zoom Room 1