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Project Management for Archivists

Kelly Spring, Access Archivist & Head of Digital Curation for the Special Collections Department at East Carolina University, has recently written a handbook, Project Management For Archivists: Befriending Your Backlog. Stymied by the amount of material in your backlog? Wondering … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Derek Whisnant

My name is Derek Whisnant. I’m currently a senior nearing the end of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish at UNC Asheville. Beginning my sophomore year, I had the opportunity to work as an assistant in … Continue reading

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Meet your Member At Large: Courtney Bailey

What jobs have you had in the archival realm?During the summer between my years at SILS, I served as a Graduate Assistant in Technical Services at Wilson Library, processing the records of the UNC Athletics Department. Since June 2014, I … Continue reading

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Meet your Member At Large: Ashley McGhee Whittle

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I first went to work in an Archival position when I accepted the Archives and Curatorial Assistant position at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. I worked there for one year … Continue reading

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Maggie Murphy Named as Library Journal’s 2020 Movers and Shakers — Educators

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Maggie Murphy, first-year writing, visual art and humanities librarian and assistant professor for UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries, has been named as one of Library Journal’s 2020 Movers & Shakers — Educators. With this recognition, Murphy joins … Continue reading

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COVID-19 archival collecting efforts, part 2

Continuing the effort begun last week, here are additional examples of documentation of the pandemic that are being collected by SNCA organizations. Erin Allsop of Central Piedmont Community College: https://www.cpcc.edu/about-central-piedmont/college-archives/coronavirus-stories  Donna Kelly of the State Archives of North Carolina: personal … Continue reading

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COVID-19 archival collecting efforts

Here is the first installment about what SNCA organizations are doing to collect materials related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The list includes the contributor, institution, and a link to further information. Libby Coyner from Elon University: https://www.elon.edu/u/news/2020/04/27/elon-launches-living-in-a-time-of-covid-19-campuswide-archive-project/ … Continue reading

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Promotions at Wake Forest University

Contributed by Tanya Zanish-Belcher There have been several promotions at the Special Collections & Archives at Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Library at Wake Forest University. Stephanie Bennett is the Collections Archivist for Wake Forest University, and she was promoted to … Continue reading

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New oral histories document response to UNC Charlotte shooting

Contributed by Dawn Schmitz Oral history interviews relating to the shooting at UNC Charlotte on April 30, 2019, are now available as the campus commemorates the first anniversary. These interviews are part of an ongoing University Archives project to document … Continue reading

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Steven Cramer Awarded the 2020 BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Steven (Steve) Cramer, business librarian, associate professor, and Coleman Fellow for Entrepreneurship Education for University Libraries at UNC Greensboro (UNCG), has been awarded the 2020 BRASS Excellence in Business Librarianship by the Reference and User Services … Continue reading

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