Join host Amanda Meeks in conversation with Robert LaRose and Biljana Milenkovic, librarians at the DC Public Library's Memory Lab, to learn how they make digitization and digital archiving accessible to the general public. They also share insight and tips on getting started with your own digital archives or digitization projects. Bonus: Explore the Memory Lab Network map to find a lab near you!
Guest: Robert LaRose
Bio: Robert LaRose is a digital curation librarian in The People's Archive at DC Public Library. From 2018-2022, he was responsible for overseeing the operation of DCPL's Memory Lab. This included training users, troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing equipment, creating instructional documentation, spreading awareness of the lab among the general public, and serving as an "on-the-ground" liaison to the Memory Lab Network's project manager, Siobhan Hagan. He was also the host of Memories on Tap, the library's podcast series devoted to amplifying the stories of Memory Lab users and their experiences with digitizing and preserving their personal collections.
Guest: Biljana Milenkovic
Bio: Biljana Milenkovic (known as B) is a librarian at the Labs at DC Public Library. A Jill-of-all-trades, she is versed in multi-media production and all things Memory Lab.