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Digital Pragmata Brown-bag Session: "Past, Present and Future Ideas for Digital Projects: A Discussion Examining Triumphs, Tribulations and Applications of the Interactive 1889 Baist Atlas of Richmond, VA"



James Branch Cabell Library, 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room (Room 250)
922 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284


Lauren Work will present on her experience and lessons learned regarding the development, launch, reception and future of the interactive Baist Atlas of Richmond, VA, site and then open the floor for discussion of digital projects ranging from humanities to archives to innovative media and how project managers might scope, collaborate, produce and think about these projects at VCU in the future.

Bring your lunch! Chips, cookies and drinks will be provided.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to March 30.

About the Speaker

Lauren Work joined VCU Libraries in 2014 as Digital Collections Librarian. She earned her master's in library and information science at the University of Washington in 2012, and her BS in environmental geology and environmental science at the College of William and Mary in 2004. Previously she has worked at the PBS Media Library at the Library of Congress, at National Public Radio and in Special Collections at University of Washington Libraries. She has presented on her work in various venues, including last year in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) Digital Dialogues series.


The Digital Pragmata series is sponsored by VCU Libraries and the VCU Office of Research and Innovation.

Read the Digital Pragmata Blog

Learn more about this and other Digital Pragmata events, past and future, in the official blog.

Image: Digital Pragmata, by Jeff Bland


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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