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Tutor profile: Lauren A.

Lauren A.
Archivist for 4 years.

Bio

About Lauren

About Lauren
I have studied library and information science with the University of Washington from 2018-2020, receiving my Masters degree. Prior to that, I studied public and oral history at California State University, San Bernardino, receiving my Bachelor's degree. I hold a certificate in Native Studies and Museum Studies. My job experience in the field has been 4 years as an archivist and 3 years as a librarian.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have taught art history to children with the Riverside Art Museum.
Education
University of Washington
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2018 - 2020
California State University - San Bernardino
History
Bachelor's Degree
2014 - 2018
Riverside City College
Social Science
Associate's Degree
2008 - 2014

Work Experience

Work Experience
University of Washington, Special Collections, Special Collections Film Archiving Intern
2020 - 2020
• Gathered materials to conduct an inventory for the Doris Chase collection. • Arranged and described item to create and edit collection guides. • Assessed condition of materials for rehousing items. • Digitized items to prepare for sending to an outside vendor. • Provided access to moving image materials.
University of Washington, Special Collections, Special Collections Technical Services Staff
2019 - 2020
• Accessioned archival material to provide access for users. • Utilized archival software including ArchiveSpace, XMetal, Alma, and OCLC to upload processed materials, manage collection records, and provide accessibility for users. • Rehousing of newly accessioned materials using acid free resources to maintain the lifetime of records. • Assisted in tracking and inventorying archival supplies. • Focused on special project for the digitization department, scanning photography and processing them through the program Content DM.
Seattle Opera, Music Intern
2019 - 2019
• Organized collections to help create access and understanding of audio/visual archives. • Utilized digitization software including Amazon S3, CloudBerry Explorer, and Adobe Premiere Pro. • Created preservation masters of born digital materials and access copies for public use. • Worked according to internal technical standard as governed by best practices. • Researched and reviewed sources to identify photographic materials.
Dorothy Ramon Learning Center, Library and Archives Manager
2014 - 2018
• Digitization of cassette tapes with rare recorded information to maintain lifetime of historical material. • Developed framework for calendars and catalogs to improve usability of archive. • Continuous maintenance of materials to ensure longevity of archival materials. • Cataloguing materials utilizing the program Biblioteq; experience shelving and labeling books utilizing Library of Congress classification system. • Trained incoming students and professionals on usability of Biblioteq and cataloguing system for library.
California State University, San Bernardino, Instructional Student Assistant
2015 - 2017
• Responsible for grading assignments and exams via Blackboard. • Communicated with students and staff regarding class content or grade inquiry. • Assisted in preparation and proctoring examinations for tenured professor.
California State University, San Bernardino, Music Archivist
2015 - 2016
• Organizing sheet music for usability by professors and students. • Retrieving sheet music for choir and accompanying instruments. • Processing, arranging, and describing of new materials to be utilized by professors.
Water Resources Institute, Digital Archivist
2015 - 2016
• Creation of digital materials (digitization) using a flat-bed scanner; uploading maps, memos, and letters to be released via archive site. • Submitted weekly reports to manager, listing details of uploaded and processed materials. • Construction of content lists and filing of documents for use within archive.
Riverside Art Museum, Children's Curation Assistant
2006 - 2010
• Construction of material packets for off-site education instructors. • Coordinated off-site instructors’ schedules. • Displaying of artwork in the children’s gallery. • Led tours and assisted in outreach to promote youth education within the museum.

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