This year’s speaker will be Chad Williams of the Oklahoma Historical Society. He will be speaking about the numerous online resources that the Oklahoma Historical Society has to offer.
Mr. Williams is the Director of the Research Division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. He has been instrumental in the development of the OHS online research catalog which includes a variety of digitized records. Prior to working full time in the Research Division he volunteered for three years and wrote his master’s thesis on “Digitization in the Archives of the Oklahoma Historical Society”. Mr. Williams OHS career began in the newspaper department where he worked in all aspects of newspaper preservation and public service. In 2001 he served as Manuscript Archivist until being promoted to deputy director and director.