Publications

Articles

  • “The E-Book Revolution.” (With Beverley Shirley and Russlene Waukechon). Texas Library Journal 86.4 (Winter 2010): 126-131.
  • “Finding Texas Heritage Online: Texas State Library and Archives Project Aims to Resolve Fruitless Web Searches.” The Medallion (Texas Historical Commission) (Fall 2009).
  • “Putting Texas Heritage Online: The Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative.” (With Dreanna Belden). Interface 29.4 (Winter 2007): 7-9
  • “Managing Texas Digital Projects through Consortia and Collaboration.” (With Beverley Shirley, Kevin Marsh, and Mike Avila). Interface 28.2 (Summer 2006): 7-9

Peer-Reviewed Papers and Presentations

  • “So Easy Even a Caveman Can Do It: Creating Searchable Online Collections.” Texas Association of Museums Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 28, 2012.
  • “Digitizing in a Universal Language: Discovering Metadata.” (With Devhra BennettJones and Mary Lee Bartlett). Texas Association of Museums Annual Meeting, Irving, TX, August 4, 2011.
  • “Improving DSpace Interoperability, The Google Way.” Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, May 22, 2011.
  • “Training to Share in Texas.” (With Devhra BennettJones, Bill Lenches, Daniel Alonzo, and Lauren Goodley). Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, May 20, 2011.
  • “Innovating and Developing with Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Challenges and Opportunities.” SXSW Interactive, Austin, TX, March 15, 2011.
  • “Making Beautiful Metadata Together: Training to Share in Texas.” (With Dixie Hoover, Lynn Whitfield, Cindy Boeke, and Neil Sreenan). Museum Computer Network, Austin, TX, October 30, 2010.
  • “Integrating Collections across Institutional Boundaries.” ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, June 29, 2010.
  • “Texas Collections Inventory and Needs Assessment Pilot.” Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, Austin, TX, August 13, 2009
  • “Train to Share: Statewide Interoperability Training from the Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative.” (With Karen Frizzell). Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, TX, May 28, 2009
  • “Making Metadata: Using Selective Harvesting to Describe Online Resources.” Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, TX, June 5, 2008
  • “Institutional Repository Options: Interoperability, Preservation, and Maintenance.” Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, May 22, 2008
  • “Database by Design: Putting Collections Online.” Texas Association of Museums Annual Meeting, Galveston, TX, March 26, 2008
  • “Faking Facets in Texas Heritage Online.” LITA National Forum, Denver, CO, October 6, 2007
  • “Doing the Digital Two-Step: Online Archives and Digital Repositories.” Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK, May 31, 2007
  • “Interoperability Options: Lessons Learned from an IMLS National Leadership Grant.” Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, TX, May 30, 2007
  • “We Can Be Anywhere: The How and Why of Putting Exhibits Online.” Texas Association of Museums Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April 19, 2007
  • “Researching Texas History Online.” Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 8, 2007.
  • “One Size Does Not Fit All: Multi-Component Federated Search.” LITA National Forum, Nashville, TN, October 27, 2006
  • “Crossing Boundaries: Searching Across Digital Archives.” Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, El Paso, TX, May 26, 2006
  • “Outcomes Assessment for Digital Library Initiatives.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April 2005

Invited Papers and Presentations

  • “Digitizing Local History: Partnerships and Possibilities.” (With Cindy Boeke, Karen Ellis, and Danny Gonzalez). Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 19, 2012.
  • “Getting the Most Out of TexasHeritageOnline.org.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April 14, 2011.
  • “Putting Texas Heritage Online in the Classroom.” Education Service Center Region VI Texas History Conference, Huntsville, TX, January 28, 2011.
  • “From Static to Dynamic: Creating Interactive Online Exhibits.” (With Scott Sayre). Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 16, 2010.
  • “Connecting to Collections: A Review of the State Project”
    • Texas Association of Museums, College Station, TX, March 17, 2010
    • Texas Library Association, San Antonio, TX, April 16, 2010
  • “Consumer-Grade Equipment: The Whys and the Why-Nots.” Digital Library Technologies Interest Group, American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 11, 2009
  • “Accessible E-books.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 2, 2009
  • “PowerPoint Tips and Tricks.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, April 16, 2008
  • “Finding Finding Aids.” Archivists of the Austin Area, Austin, TX, September 25, 2007
  • “Email, Blogs, and Wikis: Oh my!!!” Texas Library Association Annual Assembly, Austin, TX, July 10, 2007
  • “Putting Texas Heritage Online.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 12, 2007
  • “Legal Standards and Best Practices for Donated Archival Materials.” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 14, 2007
  • “Crossing Borders: Searching Across Digital Archives.” E-Records Conference, Austin, TX, April 20, 2007
  • “Crossing Borders: Searching Across Digital Archives.” State Agency Libraries of Texas, Austin, TX, March 21, 2007
  • “The Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative: Bringing Texas History and Culture to the Desktop.” Colonial Dames of the XVIIth Century, Austin, TX, Feb. 14, 2007
  • “The Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative: Bringing Texas History and Culture to the Desktop.” Texas Library Association District 10 Meeting, Seguin, Nov. 4, 2006
  • “Futurewatch: New Technologies in Library Services.” Tri Society Symposium /  DASER Summit, Austin, TX, November 3, 2006
  • “Alphabet Soup Reheated: More New Technologies in Library Services.” Texas Library Association District 3 Annual Meeting, Round Rock, TX, October 13, 2006
  • “Alphabet Soup: New Technologies in Library Services.” Texas Library Association District 1 Annual Meeting, San Angelo, TX, September 30, 2006
  • “The Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative: Bringing Texas History and Culture to the Desktop.” Texas Assoc. of Museums Annual Meeting, Beaumont, April 4, 2006
  • “The Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative: Bringing Texas History and Culture to the Desktop.” Metroplex DFW Archivists, Arlington, TX, January 30, 2006
  • “Alphabet Soup: New Technologies in Library Services.” Texas Library Association District 3 Annual Meeting, Temple, TX, October 21, 2005
  • “So You Want to be a Librarian?” Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 2003

Workshops

  • Caring for Digital Materials: Preventing a Digital Dark Age. Heritage Preservation, Inc, Connecting to Collections Online Community, April 2-15, 2013.
    • Overview of Digital Preservation, Lauren Goodley, instructor; Danielle Cunniff Plumer, course coordinator. April 2, 2013
    • Convert it to preserve it: Digitization and file conversion, Jake Nadal, instructor; Danielle Cunniff Plumer, course coordinator. April 4, 2013
    • Describe it so you can find it: Metadata, finding aids, and digital asset management, Danielle Cunniff Plumer, instructor and coordinator, April 9, 2013.
    • Practice safe archiving: Backups, copies, and what can go wrong, Jefferson Bailey, instructor; Danielle Cunniff Plumer, course coordinator, April 10, 2013.
    • Partner to preserve: Digital preservation networks and collaboration, Liz Bishoff and Tom Clareson, instructors; Danielle Cunniff Plumer, course coordinator, April 15, 2013.
  • Digitization Basics. Central Texas Library System, Austin, TX, July 19, 2011.
  • Digital Archives: Systems and Applications, Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, May 20, 2011.
  • Controlled Vocabularies and Thesaurus Design, Train to Share workshop series.
    • Austin, TX, March 15-16, 2010
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), March 15-18, 2011
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), June 14-17, 2011
  • Metadata Standards and Crosswalks, Train to Share workshop series
    • Houston, TX, February 22-23, 2010
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), February 22-25, 2011
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), May 31-June 3, 2011
  • Digital Library Systems and Applications, Train to Share workshop series
    • Austin, TX, September 8-9, 2009
    • Brownsville, TX, October 8-9, 2009
    • Lubbock, TX, October 19-20, 2009
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), February 8-11, 2011
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), May 3-6, 2011
  • Digital Project Planning and Management Basics, Train to Share workshop series
    • Austin, TX, July 1-2, 2009
    • El Paso, TX, July 14-15, 2009
    • Georgetown, TX, September 2-3, 2009
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), January 18-21, 2011
    • Online (Amigos Library Services), April 18-21, 2011
  • Connecting to Collections: Collaborative Conservation Workshop, Texas Association of Museums Annual Conference, El Paso, TX, May 17, 2009
  • Metadata Madness Workshop, Abilene Library Consortium, Abilene, TX, September 20-21, 2007
  • Texas Heritage Online In-Service Workshop, Arlington ISD, Arlington, TX, August 22-23, 2007
  • Digital Photography Workshop, Texas Association of Museums Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April 18, 2007
  • Metadata Madness Workshop, Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 11, 2007
  • Digital Photography Workshop, Texas Association of Museums, Washington-on-the-Brazos, TX, July 24, 2006

Awarded Grants

  • “Connecting to Collections: Continuing Conversation Exchanges,” 2010.
    Institute of Museum and Library Services,
    Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program – Continuing Education.
    Danielle Cunniff Plumer, proposal developer and author.
    Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
    Amount: $674,270.
  • “Train to Share: Interoperability Training for Texas Cultural Institutions,” 2008.
    Institute of Museum and Library Services,
    Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program – Continuing Education.
    Danielle Cunniff Plumer, project director.
    Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
    Amount: $535,556.
  • “Connecting to Collections: Texas Statewide Planning Grant,” 2008.
    Danielle Cunniff Plumer and Laura Casey, co-project directors.
    Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
    Institute of Museum and Library Services,
    Connecting to Collections Statewide Planning Grants.
    Amount: $40,000.