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Josh Schneider

Assistant University Archivist
Josh Schneider


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Josh's role in the library

As Assistant University Archivist, I share responsibility for the acquisition, preservation, and provision of access to Stanford University records and faculty papers, as well as materials documenting the University's founders, and campus and student life.

Professional activities

Journal of Western Archives (JWA)
Editorial Board member, 2009 - Present

Society of California Archivists (SCA)
Chair, Publications Committee, 2008 - Present
Editor, SCA Newsletter, 2005 - 2007

Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Facet Editor, Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives, 2008
Member, College and University Archives Section, 2005 - Present

Selected publications

“Managing Born-Digital Materials,” Society of California Archivists Annual Meeting, Panelist (2011)

More about Josh

Before joining the staff of the Stanford Libraries, I served as Archivist for Insititutional Collections at the University of California, Berkeley (2005-2013), where I was responsible for the arrangement and description of campus archival records in all formats.


MLIS, Library and Information Science, Simmons College (2004)
BA, Philosophy, Brown University (2000)