About

Tiffany is currently working as the University Archivist at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar. She has been working there since August 2013. She oversees the processing of the university archives that date back to 1998 and now includes a large digital image and media component, which is in collaboration with the Communications Department. In addition, she cares for the library’s Special Collections, which includes rare and fragile books, artists’ books and Qatar related material.

Previously she worked as the Archivist and Librarian at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in Fort Worth, Texas. Her main objective was to process the Museum’s institutional archives, which date back to 1939.  She also oversaw the processing of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Archives.  In addition, she worked on converting the library from the Dewey Decimal System to Library of Congress Classification.  Other responsibilities included digitization on demand, reference, rights and reproduction requests, acquisitions, and updating the new library and archives catalog.

In 2009, she volunteered as the Archivist for the Turks and Caicos National Museum.  This work was completed in response to Hurricane Ike, which occurred in September 2008.  While none of the collections were damaged, they were moved into temporary housing and were kept in an unstable environment.  During the three months of the project all the museum’s archival holdings were accessioned and described.  The project made the archives accessible for the first time in the museum’s history.

Previously, Tiffany worked at the LIM College in New York City as the Project Archivist. Her responsibilities included establishing the college’s archives, processing collections, digitizing photographs, cataloging, and preservation. She also wrote the archives policy and procedures, including collection development. Under her directions, an environmentally controlled archival storage area.

Tiffany graduated from Pratt Institute in October 2007 with a Masters of Information and Library Science with an Archives Certificate.  During her graduate career, she completed a practicum at the Brooklyn College Archives and an internship at the New-York Historical Society in the Manuscripts Department.

She is involved in several archives organizations including the Society of American Archivists, the Metroplex Archivists, and the Society of Southwest Archivists.  She is currently serving on the Committee for Ethics and Professional Conduct as Co-Chair.

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