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Wednesday, March 29 • 3:50pm - 4:10pm
Demonstration 2: ePADD

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Analyzing personal email with ePADD

ePADD is an open source and freely available software package, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), that allows individuals and institutions to analyzea nd provide access to email of potential historical or cultural value. The software primarily accomplishes this goal by incorporating techniques from computer science, including natural language processing, named entity recognition, and other algorithmic processes. We will demonstrate/discuss the software in the context of personal digital archiving.


Peter Chan

Digital Archivist, Stanford University Libraries
Peter Chan is Digital Archivist at Stanford University. He is also Program Manager for ePADD.
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Glynn Edwards

Head of Technical Services, Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries
The Head of Technical Services division in the Department of Special Collections & University Archives oversees the acquisition of incoming collections - we take in an average of 1,800 linear feet - or 2.5 million documents - a year. This means that I direct the accessioning, cataloging and processing of incoming material in any format - from papyrus fragments to artifacts and computer media. I plan and direct special large... Read More →

Sudheendra Hangal

Professor of Practice in Computer Science, Ashoka University
I am a researcher in the areas of social computing and human-computer interaction, and a Professor of Practice in Computer Science at Ashoka University, where I also co-direct the Trivedi Center for Political Data. Formerly, I was the Associate Director for the Stanford Mobisocial Lab. My research explores novel applications for the digital life-logs that millions of consumers are collecting. These applications are demonstrated... Read More →
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Josh Schneider

Assistant University Archivist, Stanford University
Josh Schneider is Assistant University Archivist at Stanford University, and Community Manager for ePADD, an open-source software package that supports archival processes around the appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 3:50pm - 4:10pm
Lathrop 292 Lathrop Library, Stanford University 518 Memorial Way Stanford, CA 94305

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