Cynthia Harbeson

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Office: 
Belk Library: Room 453A
Phone: 
828-262-7440
Fax: 
828-262-2553
Team: 
Special Collections
Title: 
Processing Archivist
Rank: 
Assistant Professor

Library Responsibilities

  • Establish priorities for arrangement and description of the collections, including processing plans and finding aids
  • Manage and participate in the creation of EAD finding aids in Archivist's Toolkit, including implementing migration of legacy finding aids into Archivist's Toolkit
  • Create accessioning and processing policy and procedures manuals
  • Monitor and employ applicable developments, trends, standards, and best practices within areas of responsibility
  • Work with Special Collections Preservation Archivist and other team members in the preservation assessment of collections and selection of materials for conservation treatment

Service Interests

  • Web Committee, Belk Library
  • Society of American Archivists
  • Society of North Carolina Archivists
  • New England Archivists

Scholarly Interests

  • Web 2.0 technologies
  • Creating accessible finding aids
  • Preservation and conservation of archival materials
  • G. Fox & Co.