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Rose Library Presents: Behind the Archives

Education Podcasts

The Behind the Archives series features conversations centered on the topic of archives: What are archives and who are the people that make archives work? Audiences will learn from the insights of our guests and learn more about what we do and who we are as an organization and as a profession. In no specific order, the following are topics we plan to discuss: Curation, Preservation, Processing, Digitization, Reference, Instruction, Rare Books, Outreach, and Acquisitions.

The Behind the Archives series features conversations centered on the topic of archives: What are archives and who are the people that make archives work? Audiences will learn from the insights of our guests and learn more about what we do and who we are as an organization and as a profession. In no specific order, the following are topics we plan to discuss: Curation, Preservation, Processing, Digitization, Reference, Instruction, Rare Books, Outreach, and Acquisitions.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Behind the Archives series features conversations centered on the topic of archives: What are archives and who are the people that make archives work? Audiences will learn from the insights of our guests and learn more about what we do and who we are as an organization and as a profession. In no specific order, the following are topics we plan to discuss: Curation, Preservation, Processing, Digitization, Reference, Instruction, Rare Books, Outreach, and Acquisitions.

Language:

English


Episodes

What is a Community Outreach Archivist?

6/16/2021
Lolita Rowe is the Community Outreach Archivist at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She works with the Metro Atlanta community to collect, preserve, and provide access to diverse voices in the archive. She has recently joined the Society of American Archivists podcast series, Archives in Context in the new project management role. She is the host, co-producer, and creator of the Rose Library Presents podcast series,...

Duration:00:43:45

What is a Rare Book Librarian?

4/21/2021
Rare Book Librarian Beth Shoemaker talks about books as information rich records that contain a multitude of topics and different voices that invite readers, researchers, and many more to learn about the history of thought.

Duration:00:27:03

What is a Digital Archivist?

3/17/2021
Head of Digital Archives Katherine Fisher demystifies digital archives and explains why items are not always available online.

Duration:00:36:16

What is an Instruction Archivist?

2/17/2021
Instruction Archivist Gabrielle Dudley talks about her roles as a faculty coach and student advocate and how she and her team design meaningful engagement opportunities with the archives.

Duration:00:31:48

What is Research?

1/20/2021
Society of American Archivist Vice President and Head of Research Services at the Rose, Courtney Chartier, talks advocacy of the profession, engagement with the community, and about her experience as one of the processing archivists for the Martin Luther King Jr. papers, the Voter Education Project, and the Tupac Shakur papers during her time the Atlanta University Center.

Duration:01:03:34

What is Curation?

12/15/2020
Follow Randy's podcast, Rose Library Presents: Atlanta Intersections, which explores how lives and place are bound together. The series brings activists, artists, authors, journalists, musicians, photographers, scholars, and urbanists together to discuss their lives, their work and their experiences of the city and how it all converges.

Duration:00:35:34

What is Processing?

11/18/2020
You can read Rose Library’s statement on Harmful Language in Finding Aids here and follow along here as we detail our work with Anti-Oppressive Archival Description in our latest blog series. The first post in the series appears on November 18, 2020. Click here to learn more about the SCLC collections.

Duration:00:34:51

What is Accessioning?

10/21/2020
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Meaghan and Rosemary had to cancel their site visits in the Chicago area and the Northeast region of the United States. Both trips were scheduled in March and were supposed to be the last ones for the first round of trips. Although they were scheduled to present on their research for the first and second times at the New England Archivists annual meeting and Rare Books & Manuscripts Section of the joint Association of College and Research Libraries and...

Duration:01:01:40