In-person: Veronica Grandison, Mike Dutkewych, Lauren Schroeder

Online:  Kim Schroeder (faculty advisor), Chrystal Thomas, Marna Clowney-Robinson, Adam Mosseri, Rachel Esguerra, Marge Wade, Jessica K., Courtney Whitmore, Chris Bonadio

I.  Summer Projects

We are in the process of trying to solidify summer projects to work on this year.  If you are interested in doing a project and in getting some great work experience and resume builders, please contact NDSA faculty advisor, Professor Kim Schroeder,  A complete list of current projects will be sent out soon.  Here are few of them:

A.  Ernie Hartwell Collection

Reel-to-reel digitization and cassette digitization


Working on videos and metadata standards

C.  Detroit Sunday Journal—OCR verification

D.  DSpace Project (WayneBrain)

Research faculty publications

E.  UX study of finding aids

II.  Summer Meetings

-No Annual Conference for NDSA (national in Washington, D.C.) this year.

– Maybe present at iPRES at UNC-Chapel Hill—Submissions due by 4/20/15

-the WSU Chapter of the NDSA may meet over the summer to make sure the “Fall 2015” semester starts smoothly

III.  2015 WSU NDSA Colloquium is April 24, 2015 from 12:45-5pm at the Purdy Kresge Library

For more information:


Walk-ins are welcome too, but there may be standing room only.

-We are still looking for in-person volunteers and digital volunteers.  Contact Kim Schroeder for if you would like to participate as a volunteer (

IV.  WSU NDSA Officer Elections

-Four officer vacancies for the “Fall 2015” semester need to be filled: President, Vice President/Treasurer, Marketing/Communications Chair, and Secretary

-If you are interested in any of these positions, please send a statement of interest with the following information: name, graduation date, why you would like the position and what you will bring to the office.  Please send your statements to no later than May 1, 2015.

The deadline is May 1, 2015.

If you have any general questions about anything listed in this post, please send emails to

Thank you.


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