Advisory Board Meeting


Information on meeting outcomes are documented in the meeting minutes, available to view or download.


9:00 – 3:00, March 27, 2017


Illini Room, Illini Center (200 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL)


Attending from Advisory Board:

  • In-Person:
    • Tom Teper, Co-Chair (UIUC)
    • Jerry McDonough, Co-Chair (UIUC)
    • Antoine Isaac (Europeana)
    • Francoise Leriche (Univ. of Grenoble)
    • Cecily Marcus (Univ. of Minnesota)
    • Jeff Mixter (OCLC)
    • Chew Chiat Naun (Cornell Univ.)
    • Kevin Page (Oxford e-Research Centre)
    • Doug Reside (NY Public Library)
    • Robert Sanderson (Getty)
  • Remotely:
    • Mark Matienzo (Stanford Univ.)
    • Derek Miller (Harvard Univ.)

Attending from Project Team:

  • PIs:
    • Tim Cole
    • Myung-Ja Han
    • Caroline Szylowicz
  • Staff:
    • Ryan Dubnicek, Project Coordinator
    • Deren Kudeki, Research Programmer
    • Jacob Jett, PhD Research Asst.
    • Joo Ho Lee, PhD Research Asst.
    • Melina Zavala, Master’s Research Asst.





8:15 – Morning refreshments
9:00 – Welcome and introductions (Slides)
9:15 – Board feedback on work to date (will include a break midway):
  • Demo of how LOD has been integrated into our Motley collection search and browse resource (CONTENTdm)
  • Mapping Motley and Portraits of Actors Collection metadata to (Slides)
  • Strategies used to identify and add links to existing descriptions
  • Marking up Proust social & literary network of names and mapping Kolb’s notes to (Slides)
  • Summary and preliminary observations from baseline Google analytics data and round of user testing, and plans for Motley testing on new interface this spring (Slides)
12:00 – Lunch & discussion: other projects we should be familiar/in touch with
1:00 – Work in progress
  • Ideas for axes of interest for visualizing and annotating the social network of Marcel Proust
  • Ideas for replacing and migrating from CONTENTdm
2:15 – Wrap-up, action items & takeaways
3:00 – Adjourn

Supplemental materials (in .pdf):