As Collections and Research Assistant, I support our research, reference and collections management operations. On the Public Services side, I research and answer reference questions, orient and assist researchers in the Reading Room, and participate in designing and installing exhibitions. On the Collections side, I help process, preserve, and describe archival materials in analog and digital formats. I also provide administrative support for the department.
I manage our digital archives, seeing born-digital objects through their lifecycle, from acquisition to preservation to access. I am also responsible for web archiving and caring for legacy digital media.
I help Tufts offices and departments effectively manage University records by providing guidance about records retention, secure and efficient storage, and confidential destruction. I also help staff identify inactive records with long-term value to Tufts that should be transferred to the Archives. Please contact me with questions about managing University records or to schedule a consultation.
I manage our Public Services operations, including remote reference services and Reading Room operations, and continue to build an expanded outreach program to students and faculty. Please contact me for information about class visits, teaching with archival materials, and primary source research.
I work with our digitization initiatives and projects. This includes project management and development and implementation of policies, procedures, and workflows. I am also on the Tufts Digital Repository working group, assisting in the operation and maintenance of the TDR.
I manage transfers and donations of new material to the archives from departments, student groups on campus, and other donors, as well as ensure that all incoming collections receive a baseline level of description to ensure discovery and access. If you would like to donate or transfer records to TARC, please contact me.
I oversee collection management and archival processing. This includes managing preservation, assessing collections, and planning and prioritizing processing work. I also manage transfers and donations of new material to the archives, from departments, student groups on campus, and other donors. If you would like to donate or transfer records to TARC, please contact me.
I oversee all Tufts Archival Research Center staff, collections, and services with primary responsibility for strategic direction, planning, management, and collection development.