Susanna Powers

Contact

Name

Susanna Powers

Title

Archives Catalog Librarian

Phone

(504) 247-1819

Department

Louisiana Research Collection

Responsibilities

The Archives Catalog Librarian is responsible for original cataloging of manuscripts collections in WorldCat and our library catalog (Voyager).    Librarian 4, member of Louisiana Research Collection and Special Collections.   Reference desk, daily and some weekends, and phone and e-mail reference.  Contributes to local Archon database of finding aids, and promotional writing on departmental LaRC blog.  Wide variety of miscellaneous other library work. 

Degrees & Professional Certifications

M. Ln., Emory University

BA, English, University of Florida

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association, ACRL/LA, Louisiana Library Association, Society of American Archivists, Society of Southwest Archivists, Louisiana Archives & Manuscripts Association, Greater New Orleans Archivists.

 

Professional Activities

Professional classes and training: Digital Imaging of Library and Archival Materials; MARC According to DACS: Archival Cataloging to the National Content Standard; CONTENTdm training; Understanding Photographs: Archival Principles and Practices; Encoded Archival Description. 

Professional Interests

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