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Wednesday, June 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Accidental “Archivist”: Collaborating Across Campuses and Communities to Preserve the Grenfell Campus, Memorial University Archive

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Many small archival collections across Canada, particularly in rural areas, have no Archivist and no budget. How can Librarians and Archivists work together to ensure that these materials are preserved and accessible? What support is needed to strengthen and protect archives in our region? Learn about one collaboration between the Grenfell Campus Archive (and its collection of oral histories of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador), Memorial University Libraries, and the Corner Brook Museum and Archive. 

Speakers
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John Bodner

Associate Professor, Grenfell Campus, MUN
I am a folklorist interested in marginal communities, work/labour and conspiracy theories. I am currently Chair of the Grenfell Campus MUN Archives and a board member of the Corner Brook Museum and Archives. I am also the author of the recently published "Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories... Read More →
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Colleen Quigley

Head and Archivist (Performing Arts Collection) of Archives and Special Collections, Memorial University
Colleen’s research interests include performing arts and the relationship with memory, meaning and myth-making and concepts of individual and cultural identity and representation. Colleen holds a Masters of Information from the University of Toronto; a BFA in Dance from York University... Read More →
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Crystal Rose

Head Public Services, Grenfell Campus, MUN
Crystal is interested in innovative ways to make libraries engaging spaces for users and utilizing emerging technologies to enhance library services. Her position as Head of Public Services encompasses reference, library instruction, collections, web development, social media, and... Read More →

Moderators
avatar for Trecia Schell

Trecia Schell

Past President, Atlantic Provinces Library Association
Managing Branch Librarian for River John, Stellarton and Trenton Public Libraries, and Books-by-Mail.Services to Adults & Older Adults, Programming, Public RelationsCommunity Outreach (in Pictou County)..


Wednesday June 9, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm ADT
Stream: Cortland