Meghan Monroe

Library Intern

Meg Monroe is the Library Intern  at Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria. She is a master’s student at Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts where she studies library information sciences with a focus on archival management. Her priorities at the library include assisting Salzburg Global Fellows and program participants, staff, and hotel patrons through offering various textual materials and resources. Her duties consist of processing, cataloging , and organizing the libraries expansive and unique collection. Meg is primarily experienced with handling oversized documentation including blueprints and maps, in addition to audio-visual materials, specifically film and analog. She served as vice president of her school’s Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) group for two years and presented at the Fall 2018 AMIA conference on diversity and representation of marginalized voices in the archives through inclusive metadata. Meg has prior experience working and interning for government, academic, and corporate archives. She has worked for the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library as a gallery attendant assisting with geospatial references and has held multiple positions digitizing, processing, and creating metadata for analog material. Meg recently held a position as an archivist assistant for Safdie Architects where she created metadata for open-source content management systems consisting of photographs and documents relevant to the history of the firm. Meg holds a B.A. in psychology and religion from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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