Greta Reisel Browning

Library Responsibilities: Provide reference and access to closed collection materials (archives, manuscripts, rare books) in Special Collections for in-person and remote researchers. Participate in the Library's instruction and information literacy program, with an emphasis on primary sources and rare books. Promote the collections and work of Special Collections through outreach to the campus and local, national, and international community. Manage archives and rare books reference desk. Curate Rhinehart Collection on British Studies. Education: M.L.S. Academic Libraries, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 2012. M.A. Public History, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1999. A.B. History, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1996. Scholarly & Service Interests: -- Primary source and rare book instruction -- Outreach for special collections -- Arrangement and description of archival political collections -- Dance history -- History of the book

There are 9 included publications by Greta Reisel Browning :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
A Blessing In Disguise: Reorganization Opens New Doors For Special Collections 2016 47 Part of “Betting on Archival Futures: What’s in Your Restructuring Wallet?” Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, August 4, 2016.
Book Review: Describing Archives - A Content Standard 2005 90 A new, but not entirely unfamiliar, standard has entered the archival scene. One could say that it is both “new” and “improved” without advertising falsely. No matter what your knowledge of archival description standards here-to-fore, you have probab...
Book Review: Forging The Future Of Special Collections 2017 70 Book review of Forging The Future Of Special Collections, edited by Melissa A. Hubbard, Robert H. Jackson, and Arnold Hirshon.
Book Review: The Good War's Greatest Hits - World War II And American Remembering 1999 63 Book review of The Good War's Greatest Hits: World War II and American Remembering, by Philip D. Beidler.
Book Review: Managing Congressional Collections 2009 55 Whether faced with that tractor-trailer of boxes from a congressional office at your institution’s loading dock (and a sinking feeling in your stomach) or merely thinking about contacting your state’s congressional representatives for potential donat...
Book Review: Southern Journeys - Tourism, History, And Culture In The Modern South 2004 311 Book review of Southern Journeys: Tourism, History, And Culture In The Modern South, edited by Richard D. Starnes.
Outreach Through Collections: A Collaborative Design Project 2016 59 In 2014, Library Administration wanted a student-created holiday card to send to donors. The Special Collections and Humanities librarians worked with Library Administration to develop an outreach project with the Art Department. This poster reflects...
Pairing E-Books & Rare Books To Improve Student Research 2016 66 A poster and handout for Tech4Teach Fair, February 5, 2016. Resources include things to consider in Historical Book Research, what databases and e-books offer, and what physical books offer. Also included are suggestions for teaching about Complement...
Website Review: Archives And History Centennial Celebration - 100 Years Of Public History In North Carolina 2003 60 Review of the website: http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/centennial/default.htm, by the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.