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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Daardi Sizemore

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/sizemore/sizemore.html

Daardi Sizemore,C.A.

MLIS, MA, History
Archives and Special Collections Librarian
Associate Professor
Email: daardi.sizemore@mnsu.edu
HomePage: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/sizemore/sizemore.html
Voice: (507)389-5949 Fax: (507)389-5155


RESPONSIBILITIES:

I am the Archives and Special Collections Librarian for the University.  I am responsible for the University Archives, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Marilyn J. Lass Center for Minnesota Studies, and Records Management for MSU.

Additionally, I provide or am responsible for:

  • Providing reference service to archival material for students, faculty, staff, and the general public
  • Providing access to archival collections through online and print finding aids
  • Developing and Maintaining the collections for the University Archives, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, and Marilyn J. Lass Center for Minnesota Studies
  • Serving as library liaison for History, Women's Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Social Studies.
  • Providing researchers with assistance in genealogy or local history research
  • Creating and maintaining web pages for the Archives and Lass Center
  • Developing informative displays based on archival or Lass Center materials
  • Creating guides on information resources
  • Providing assistance to departments and offices with record management issues and concerns
  • Conducting outreach activities to the university and community regarding my areas of responsibilty

I am available for assistance on a walk-in or appointment basis regarding:

  • Research consultation
  • Class presentations or handouts
  • Collaboration on creating Library assignments for classes

MSU students, faculty and staff: feel free to contact me by e-mail or by phone at (507)389-5949.


PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Education
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
B.S.-Cum Laude 1997 History

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
M.A. 1999 History

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
M.L.I.S. 1999

Experience

Archives and Special Collections Librarian
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Library Services
Mankato, Minnesota
August 1999-Present


PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS:

MSU Library Committees

  • Personnel, 2002-present
    Chair, 2005-present
  • Library Web Team, 1999-present
  • Disaster Recovery Team, 1999-present
    Chair, 2000-present
  • Faculty Development Committee, 2000-2002
    Chair, 2000-2002
  • Faculty Elections Committee, 2000-2002
    Chair, 2000-2001

MSU Faculty Committee

  • Library/Unaffiliated Unit Representative, 2004-present
  • Graduate Faculty Sub Meet and Confer, 2000-2004
    Chair, 2002-2004

State Committee

  • Minnesota Digital Library Steering Committee, 2001-present

Memberships

Research


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