Suzanne Maggard, Reference/Collections Librarian
Office: 807 Blegen Library
Suzanne Maggard joined the Archives and Rare Books Library in August of 2008. Suzanne is the contact person for both the Urban Studies Collection and the German-Americana Collection. She holds a BA in History from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky, a MA in United States History from the University of Cincinnati, and a MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining UC, Suzanne worked at The Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky as a Special Collections Assistant, where she implemented a project to make The Filson’s traditional card catalog and print finding aids available online. Suzanne’s professional interests include the use of technology in archives and twentieth-century American history. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists, the Midwest Archives Conference, the Society of Ohio Archivists, and the Academic Library Association of Ohio. In November of 2011, she was appointed to the OhioLINK EAD Task Force.
“Virtual Card Catalog Launched at The Filson Historical Society,” Society of American Archivists Manuscript Repositories Newsletter, Society of American Archivists, Summer 2008 (available at: http://www.archivists.org/saagroups/mss/summer2008.asp#22)
“From Card Stock to Computer Screens: The Filson’s Virtual Card Catalog,” The Filson Newsmagazine, Spring 2008, p. 6-7.
“Twentieth-Century Social Change in the Ohio River Valley: A Survey of Some Relevant Filson Collections,” Ohio Valley History (Fall 2007): 72-79.
“Increasing Archival Impact: Discovery of EAD Finding Aids in Library Catalogs” with Cara Gilgenbach and Morag Boyd, ALAO Annual Conference, October 26, 2012.
Moderator for “Hybrids and Legacies: Challenges of Finding Aids in the Digital Age,” Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, August 9, 2012.
“Using the EAD FACTORy at UC” in the session “EAD FACTORy: Simplifying the Production of EAD,” Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting 2011, April 29, 2011
“Hurdling the Language Barrier: An Archivist’s Experience with a German-Americana Collection” in the session “A Conundrum at the Crossroads: Challenges of Ethnic and Immigrant Collections,” Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting 2010, April 24, 2010.
“A War in Shades of Gray: German-Americans and Germany in the World War II Era.” University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library. June 2009.
“The Ballot Box: A Look at Election Processes in Cincinnati and Hamilton County.” University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library. October 2008.
Professional Association Committees:
Society of American Archivists EAD Roundtable Steering Committee, 2013-Present
OhioLINK EAD Task Force, 2011-Present; Co-chair, 2013-Present
Society of Ohio Archivists, Spring Conference Program Committee, 2011-Present
Society of Ohio Archivists, Education Committee, 2012-2013