Elizabeth Skene Harper

Elizabeth Skene Harper is Special and Digital Collections Librarian and assistant professor at Western Carolina University where she is responsible for special collections, digital preservation, and digital collections. She holds an MSI from the University of Michigan School of Information. Prior to working at WCU, Harper was Curator of Collections at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, MI.

There are 6 included publications by Elizabeth Skene Harper :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Digital Heritage test 2017 274 Digital Heritage test upload
Digital Heritage video test 2017 352 Digital Heritage video test
From Silos to (Archives)Space: Moving Legacy Finding Aids Online as a Multi-Department Library Collaboration 2016 396 The Special Collections department at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library houses archival materials that showcase southern Appalachian life and natural history, with particular attention to Western North Carolina. Notable collections focus o...
"The ladies merely breathed deeply ": Women's Invisible Contributions to the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club 2019 71 In the early 1930s, a group of hiking enthusiasts from Knoxville, Tennessee, believed no group of persons anywhere would profit more from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park than they. Their club, the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club, dedicated itself...
Nothing Happens Unless First a Dream: Demystifying the Academic Library Job Search and Acing the Application Process 2019 61 Academic library positions can be highly desirable for both new librarians and experienced librarians interested in transitioning into a different setting. Yet for both novice and experienced librarians alike, landing an interview for an academic lib...
Reaching Faculty During the Summer: Taking Inspiration from the Blogosphere 2016 602 Librarians at Western Carolina University have performed scholarship-focused summer outreach to the teaching faculty for many years, primarily via in-person workshops. Since faculty often focus on scholarship rather than instruction during summers, o...