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Special Collections & Archives instruction and research; internships; library instruction for School of History, Philosophy, and Religion; information about primary sources and historical resources; social software tools; digital collections; and the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives.

Tiah Edmunson-Morton

Archivist for Instruction and Outreach

Phone: (541) 737-7387
Mailling Address: 121 The Valley Library , Oregon State University , Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Primary Duties:

OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center instruction program and internship program coordinator; School of History, Philosophy, and Religion instruction librarian; OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center social media projects director; curator Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives. 

Subjects: History, History of Science, Philosophy, Religion, OSU Special Collections & Archives Instruction, Internships, Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives

Brief CV

Education:

- Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, 2007

- Master of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, 2005

- Master of Arts degree in English Literature, Miami University, 2003. Thesis: The censorship of lesbian literature in the 1920s and 1930s.

- Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature, Miami University, 1996

Research and Professional Interests:

Archives instruction, reference services, photographs, Flickr, social software tools, usability & user studies, manuscripts & personal papers.

Pubs-presentations

Selected Publications:

Edmunson-Morton, Tiah K. (2013) Review of Archival Arrangement and Description. Journal of Western Archives (4, 1). Available at: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/westernarchives/vol4/iss1/4/

Fernández, N., & Edmunson-Morton, T., (2012). Women of the Oregon Multicultural Archives. Oregon Historical Quarterly (113, 3).

Edmunson-Morton, Tiah K. (2011) Review of Many Happy Returns: Advocacy and the Development of Archives. Journal of Western Archives (2, 1). Available at: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/westernarchives/vol2/iss1/6

Bridges, L., & Edmunson-Morton T.K. (2011). Image-Seeking Preferences Among Undergraduate Novice Researchers. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (6, 1).

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2010). Celilo Falls … Falls of Life. Poster session, American Society for Environmental History 2010 National Conference, Portland, OR.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2009). Tagging and Folksonomies: A case study comparison of Flickr and CONTENTdm in the Oregon State University Archives.In J.

Gordon Daines III & Cory L. Nimer (Eds.), The Interactive Archivist: Case Studies in Utilizing Web 2.0 to Improve the Archival Experience. Chicago: Society of American Archivists.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2008). Adventures in the Archives: Hunting for History. , Poster presented at the Oregon Library Association / Washington Library Association Conference, Vancouver, WA.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2008). Blah, blah, blah: Communication and Virtual Communities or How technology can help us reach across the mountains. Easy Access (34, 1).

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. , & James, R. (2007). Wonderful Wikis and Archives SATs: How Eight Archivists Studied for the Certified Archivist Exam. Easy Access (33, 4).

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. , & Bjork, K. (2007). Web 2.0? But I'm an Archivist, why would I need that? Easy Access (33, 2).

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. , & Foster, A. (2006). "Point-Counterpoint: Two views of 'More Product, Less Process,'" Easy Access (32, 2).

Selected Presentations:

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2014). Building a Sustainable Archive to Document a Food and Farming Movement: the Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives on Engaging an Engaged Community (poster session). Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History, Monterey, CA.  

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2011). History, walking, pictures, fun technologies? Sign me up. Oregon State University Libraries’ BeaverTracks Project. Society of American Archivists Conference, Chicago, IL.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2011). NWA and SAA. Northwest Archivists Conference, Helena, MT.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2011). History, walking, pictures, fun technologies? Sign me up. Oregon State University Libraries’ BeaverTracks Project. Society of American Archivists National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2011). NWA and SAA. Northwest Archivists Conference, Helena, MT.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. & Bridges, L. (2011). Undergrads And Image Searching: What Are They Doing? What Do They Need? Where Do We Fit? Online Northwest Conference, Corvallis, OR.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2010). The Flickr Experience: A View from the OSU Archives. Western Round-up, Seattle, WA.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2009). The Flickr Commons Experience: The View from the Oregon State University Archives. Museum Computer Network Conference, Portland, OR.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2009). User-Generated Content: What Good Is It? Museum Computer Network Conference, Portland, OR.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2009). Web 2.0 Technologies: How to Make Them Work for You. National Conference Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, Portland, OR.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2008). Archives for the people and by the people: Exploring the dynamic, interactive, and changing nature of the relationship between archivist and user in a Web 2.0 world. Society of American Archivists National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2008). Beyond usability testing: you've tested, written your report, shared your findings, now what? OCLC Western Digital Forum, Tacoma, WA. (Invited Speaker).

Edmunson-Morton, T. K. (2008). Innovation, Cooperation, Data, & a Good Set of Ears: Usability Testing & User Studies: Moving NWDA

Committees

Professional Associations and Committees:

Oregon State University Libraries Curriculum Council, member, 2013-present

Oregon State University Honors College Council, member, 2012-present

Oregon State University Vice Provost Award for Excellence Outreach and Engagement for Oregon Tribal Archives Initiative Project, 2012

NWA Publications and Communications Committee, Chair, 2012-present

Oregon Tribal Archives Institute Curriculum Planning Committee, 2012

Difference, Power, and Discrimination Faculty Development Seminar participant, 2011

Editor, Easy Access, 2011-present

Northwest Archivists, Past-president, 2010-2011

Assistant Editor, Easy Access: News from the Northwest, 2007-2011

OSU Libraries Research Skills Development team, 2007-present

Northwest Archivists, President, 2009-2010

OSU Libraries Usability Team, 2007-2009

Oregon Archives Month Statewide Event Planning Committee, 2006-2009

OSU Libraries Awards Committee, Chair, 2007-2009

Northwest Archivists, Vice-president/president-elect, 2008-2009

Emporia State University, Ethnic Diversity Initiative Mentor, 2007-2009

Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza, Planning Committee Member & Program Chair, 2007-2009

Northwest Digital Archives Usability Design Working Group, Chair, 2006-2009

OSU Libraries Public Services Working Group, 2006-2007

 

University Service:

Oregon State University Honors College Council, member, 2012-present

OSU Libraries Instructional Working Group, 2007-present

OSU Libraries Usability Team, 2007-2009

OSU Libraries Awards Committee, Chair 2007-2009, Member 2009-2011

OSU Libraries Public Services Working Group, 2006-2007