Josh Schneider

University Archivist, Special Collections
Josh Schneider is University Archivist at Stanford University, where he partners with community members to collect, preserve, and make accessible Stanford administrative records, faculty papers, and materials documenting campus and student life. His case study on appraisal of electronic records appeared in a recent volume of the Society of American Archivists’ Trends in Archival Practice series. He is a member of the Lighting the Way project, a year-long project led by Stanford University Libraries focused on convening a series of meetings focused on improving discovery and delivery for archives and special collections. Josh previously served as Community Manager for ePADD, open source software that uses named entity recognition to support the appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives. He also served on the editorial board of The American Archivist, Journal of Western Archives, and the blog of SAA’s Electronic Records Section (BloggERS!). He received an MLIS from Simmons College and a BA in Philosophy from Brown University.
Last updated March 27, 2024