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Glynn Edwards

Head, Technical Services
Manager, Born-Digital Program
Director, ePADD Project


  • (650) 521-2255
Green Library, Bing Wing 220

Glynn's role in the library

I am responsible for managing the cataloging and processing arm of the Department of Special Collections which takes in over 2,000 rare books and 300 new manuscript collections (totalling 1,800 linear feet - or 2.5 million documents) each year. 

Professional activities

Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Society of California Archivists (SCA)

American Library Association (ALA), ACRL & RBMS (Rare Book and Manuscripts Section)

Pacific Center for Book Arts (PCBA)

Northern California Technical Processes Group (NCTPG)

Selected publications

"Capturing and Processing Born-Digital Files in the STOP AIDS Project Records: A Case Study," Journal of Western Archives, 2013; 4 (1)

AIMS Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship, January 2012. [] (AIMS Project received an NDSA Innovation Award, 2012)

Hobson, Charles, Glynn Edwards, and Becky Fischbach. Experiments In Navigation: The Art of Charles Hobson. Stanford, CA: Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries. (Exhibit catalog received a Loeb Award from ALA, 2009)

Edwards, Glynn, "Born-Digital Material at Stanford," SAA Technology and Science Newsletter, summer 2010. 

More about Glynn

I came to Stanford in 2006 from the Schlesinger Library for the History of Women, Radcliffe Institute, at Harvard University. 


MLIS, Archives Management, Simmons College
MA, History, Simmons College
AB, Classics, Brown University