iConference 2015

Sustaining MedArt: Assessing the Persistence and Longevity of a Pioneering Digital Humanities Project
iConference 2015 Proceedings

Project Authors:
Dr. Alison Langmead
Department of History of Art & Architecture and School of Computing & Information

Aisling Quigley
School of Computing & Information

University of Pittsburgh

Poster designed by Aisling Quigley


December 2014
Dr. Langmead and I submitted a proposal to the academic poster session at iConference 2015. The poster cohered, in particular, around the central question of: do user expectations and their actual experiences impact a project’s “preservation worthiness” or the likelihood that a project plan will incorporate a long-term preservation strategy? 

January 2015
Success! Our poster was accepted to iConference. I set about actually creating the academic poster using Adobe InDesign.

March 2015
iConference in sunny Orange County, California. Seagulls at Corona del Mar Beach. This is proof that poster sessions are valuable and important opportunities: an NEH officer approached me at one of the sessions. He saw my poster and we talked about the research. He handed me a business card. The story continues…