We hope you’ll join us for the 18th annual Digital Commonwealth virtual conference coming up on April 30!


Register for the conference (more details below).


Chelcie Juliet Rowell (she, they)

Associate Head of Digital Collections Discovery

UX and Discovery


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Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 4:09
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Subject: Register for Digital Commonwealth virtual conference

Registration is now open for the 18th annual Digital Commonwealth virtual conference, which will be held on April 30, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. via Zoom webinar. This year’s theme is “Building Connections: Pixels & People.”


Register for the conference. Registration is $10 for students and Digital Commonwealth members and people experiencing personal hardship, $25 for non-members.


Our keynote speaker is K.J. Rawson, founder and director of the Digital Transgender Archive, as well as chair of the editorial board of the Homosaurus. We also have a great line-up of additional presenters still being organized:


  • The Freedom on the Move team will present about fugitives from slavery and Kentucky’s historical newspaper.
  • Leather Archive & Museum's Executive Director, Gary Wasdin, will speak about collective community action and fundraising.
  • Kelley Ewing (Library of Virgnia), Kerry Huller (Library of Congress), Stewart Plein (West Virginia University Libraries). Jake Sadow (Boston Public Library) will present about the complexities and process of digitizing newspaper collections.
  • Eben English from Boston Public Library’s Digital Repository Services will give us an update about the Digital Commonwealth repository.
  • Digital Commonwealth’s educational fellow, Lara DeRose, will update us on the progress of their fellowship.


…and more to be announced as the schedule is finalized. Join us!


Warmly, on behalf of the Digital Commonwealth Board of Directors,



Chelcie Juliet Rowell (she, they)

Associate Head of Digital Collections Discovery

UX and Discovery


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