Presentations

2020

“Rescued from Oblivion zoom discussion, Quincy Historical Society, tbd.

2019

“‘Plan for Providing Materials for History’: Historical Society Collection Priorities, 1791-1850. Society for U.S. Intellectual History. New York City.

“Managing Change, Maintaining Continuity: Reinventing and Retaining Core Technical Services Approaches Following Long-term Retirements.” Co-organizer and co-presenter. Academic Library Association of Ohio. Columbus.

“Creating Order from Chaos and Fostering Collaboration: Documentation, Cross-training, and Continuous Operations in Multi-service Point Libraries.” Co-organizer and co-presenter. Academic Library Association of Ohio. Columbus.

“Unequal Historical Power in the Land of the Free.” Chair. Organization of American Historians. Philadelphia.

2018

“Hannah Mather Crocker’s Inclusion in the Archives,” American Political Science Association. Boston. September.

“Women and Democracy in America, 1650-2019,” panelist. American Political Science Association short-course, Massachusetts Historical Society, Hannah Mather Crocker Society, and Wollstonecraft Philosophical Society. Boston. August.

2017

“Using Art to Visualize Virtual Users.” With Andrea Jaquez and Hannah Gray. Border Regional Library Association Conference. El Paso. October. 

“Books and Their Histories: Source Survival in Historical Scholarship.” Bibliography Among the Disciplines. Rare Book School. Philadelphia. October. 

“‘An Oblivious Society’: Preserving and Omitting Historical Materials,” Society of Early Americanists 10th Biennial Conference. Tulsa.

2016

“You Are What You Eat: Preservation, Access, and Discovery in Historical Research.” Front Range Early American Consortium. Boulder.

“Preservation Through Publication” 8th Early American Literature and Material Texts Workshop. McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

2015

“Sources Have Histories.” 7th Early American Literature and Material Texts Workshop. McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

2014

“Library Instruction: Cheap, Fast, and Good, Which Two Do You Want?” eLearning Lunch. Western New Mexico University. Silver City NM.

“Crossing the Boundaries of Academic and Public Practice.” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting. Atlanta.

2013

“’Less Repulsive to the General Reader’: Problems of Audience and Purpose in Historical Society Publications,” Seminar, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Philadelphia.

“Digitization Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary, Cross-Profession Discussion,” Society of American Archivists and Council of State Archivists Joint Annual Meeting. New Orleans.

“Who Visited the Connecticut Historical Society in 1850?” 5th Early American Literature and Material Texts Workshop, McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

“Digitization Crossroads,” pre-conference workshop, Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing 21st Annual Meeting. Philadelphia.

“The Many Lives of Hannah Mather Crocker,” Society of Early Americanists 8th Biennial Conference. Savannah.

2012

“’They will become antique’: Isaiah Thomas’ Antiquarian Philosophy.” Society for the History of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting. Baltimore.

“Historical Valuations in Early Historical Society Publications.” 4th Early American Literature and Material Texts Workshop, McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

“The Ethics of Historical Editing in the Early United States.” University of Connecticut Humanities Institute Conference. Storrs, CT.

2011

“The Importance of Ladies’ Shoes: Connecticut Historical Society Donors and Donations, 1839-1850.” Association for the Study of Connecticut History. Manchester, CT.

“A Ministerial Inheritance: Hannah Mather Crocker and the Mather Library.” New England Historical Association Annual Meeting. Boston.

“Questions of Authenticity.” 3rd Early American Literature and Material Texts Workshop, McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

“Molly Edwards’ Art: Women’s Work and Historical Memory in Early National New England.” 15th Berkshire Conference of Women Historians. Amherst, MA.

“Patriots and Antiquarians: Preserving the American Revolution in the Early Republic.” Society of Early Americanists 7th Biennial Conference. Philadelphia.

“Burn This: Preserving Personal Papers in the Early United States.” American Historical Association 125th Annual Meeting. Boston.

2010

“’The Remains of the Mather Library’: Gender, Inheritance, and Antiquarianism in Early National Massachusetts.” Library History Seminar XII: Libraries in the History of Print Culture. Madison, WI.

“The Widow’s Mite: Gender and Antiquarian Philosophies in the Early United States.” Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing 18th Annual Meeting. Helsinki.

“Preservation in Public Places.” 2nd Early American Literature and Material Texts Workshop, McNeil Center for Early American Studies and Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

“Preserving the Past, Making History: Historical Societies and Editors in the Early Republic.”

Brown-bag talk. Massachusetts Historical Society. Boston.

Colonial Society of Massachusetts Graduate Student Forum. Boston.

“Wolves and Oysters: Historical Societies in the Early United States.”

Invited lecture. North Stonington Historical Society. North Stonington, CT.

Invited lecture. Mendon Historical Society. Mendon, MA.

2009

“Wolves and Oysters: Historical Societies in the Early United States.” Invited lecture. Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence.

“Preserving the Past, Making History: Historical Societies and Editors in the Early Republic.”

Brown-bag talk. New Hampshire Historical Society. Concord, NH.

Brown-bag talk. Library Company of Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

“Teaching Pedagogy for Historians—and Everybody Else.” Panelist, The Institute for Teaching & Learning, University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT.

2005

“What Libraries Can Do for You in the Digital Age: Locating Resources Internationally.” With Naomi Lederer, Twelfth International Conference on Learning. Granada, Spain.

2004

“Keeping up with the Joneses: Top Tips, Tricks and Tools for Greater Efficiency.” American Association of Law Libraries 97th Annual Meeting. Boston.

2003

“Maximize Current Awareness.” Panelist, American Association of Law Libraries 96th Annual Meeting, Seattle.