Join in #AskAnArchivist Day on October 7
On October 7, archivists around the country will take to Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag #AskAnArchivist.
Take this opportunity to engage with our archivists to learn more about our collections and their work!
Processing Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives
Tara Maharjan is the processing archivist at Special Collections and University Archives (SC/UA) at Rutgers University Libraries. She holds master’s degrees from Simmons College in History and Library Science with a concentration in archiving. Prior to Rutgers, she worked as a cataloger at the Internet Archive and a cookbook librarian for America’s Test Kitchen. At SC/UA, Tara is the social media coordinator and the curator of the New Jersey Beer Collection.
Digital Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives
Caryn Radick is digital archivist at Rutgers’ Special Collections and University Archives. She is the project director of the New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project, part of the National Endowment for the Humanities National Digital Newspaper Program.
Head, Archival Services and Collections, Rutgers–Newark
Adriana Cuervo is the inaugural head of Archival Collections and Services at Rutgers–Newark and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Institute of Jazz Studies—the largest and most comprehensive jazz research facility in the world, located in the John Cotton Dana Library—as well as the newly established Dana Archives, a collection of materials documenting the history of Rutgers–Newark as an anchor institution in its host city.
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Julie Still is a reference librarian and head of collection development at Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers–Camden. She also serves as special collections librarian, responsible for the library’s special collections of Rutgers–Camden realia, haiku, historical Philadelphia-area bicycle routes, and more.