Preservation Committee Meeting: January 25, 2023

Conference Call / Zoom

Members attending:

  • Melina Avery, University of Chicago
  • Rob DeLand, VanderCook College of Music
  • Theresa Embrey, Pritzker Military Museum & Library
  • Tonia Grafakos, Northwestern University
  • Ellen Keith, Chicago History Museum
  • Bridget Lerette, Harper College
  • Heidi Marshall, Columbia College Chicago
  • Shelby Strommer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Member absent:

  • Jade Kastel, Western Illinois University

CARLI Staff attending:

  • Elizabeth Clarage
  • Nicole Swanson

Tasks Assigned

  • Minutes taken by Ellen Keith.


  • Meeting adjourned at 1:26 CST.



  • Annual project of Archival Preservation 101 articles. Thank you to Heidi and Shelby for December and January articles. Rob is up next for February article.
  • Checking links. Heidi pointed out the levels of decision matrix for digital preservation. Additional discussion on removal of resources. Additional discussion on addition of resources.
  • Annual report for the committee is due at the end of May. Discuss at February meeting the rescheduling of the May meeting.

Next Meeting Dates and Deadlines

The next Preservation Committee meeting will be February 22, 2023 at 1:00pm.

Future Committee Meeting Dates:
February 22, 2023, minutes taker: Bridget
March 22, 2023, minutes taker: Heidi
April 26, 2023, minutes taker: Shelby
May 24, 2023, minutes taker: Rob
June 28, 2023, minutes taker: Theresa