Michelle Light

Head of Special Collections, Archives, and Digital Scholarship, UCI Libraries

B.A., University of Oregon, 1995, History

M.A., University of Michigan, 1997, History

C.Phil., University of Michigan, 1999, History

M.S., University of Michigan, 1999, Information (Archives & Records Management)

Phone: (949) 824-7193
Email: lightm@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Special Collections & Archives
PO Box 19557
Mail Code: 8100
Irvine, CA 92623

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URLs University of California, Irvine, Special Collections & Archives
UCI Libraries Digital Scholarship Service
UCIspace @ the Libraries
UCI Libraries Southeast Asian Archive
Publications "Moving Beyond the Name: Defining Corporate Entities to Support Provenance-Based Access." Journal of Archival Organization vol. 5 no. 1-2 (2007)
  "Evidence of Sanctity: Record-keeping and Canonization at the Turn of the 13th Century." Archivaria no. 60 (Fall 2005) p. 105-23
  “Colophons and Annotations: New Directions for the Finding Aid.” Co-authored with Tom Hyry. The American Archivist v. 65 no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2002) p. 216-30. Available at http://archivists.metapress.com/content/l3h27j5x8716586q/
  "The Endangerment of Trees: A Provocative Analysis of Online Archival Finding Aids." Paper presented at EAD @ 10, a symposium sponsored by the Society of American Archivists and RLG Programs to celebrate the 10th birthday of EAD (Encoded Archival Description), August 31, 2008. Available at http://escholarship.org/uc/item/678651n9
  "Designing the Born Digital Archive." Paper presented at the "Time Will Tell, But Epistemology Won't: In Memory of Richard Rorty:" A Symposium to Celebrate Richard Rorty's Archive, at UC Irvine, 2010. Available at: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8wf5w4nk
  Review of Managing Archives: Foundations, Principles, and Practice by Caroline Williams. The American Archivist v. 70 no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2007).
Society of American Archivists
Other Experience Archivist
Yale University Libraries, Manuscripts and Archives 1999—2001

Assistant Archivist
Northeastern University Libraries 2001—2004

Head, Special Collections Technical Services
University of Washington 2004—2006

UC Irvine Libraries, Special Collections and Archives 2007—2008

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Last updated 10/10/2012