Expertise: Archival Education, Digital Scholarship
Employer: University of Iowa
Title: Special Collections Instruction Librarian
Amy Hildreth Chen coordinates the instruction program for Special Collections at the University of Iowa, is a contributing editor at Archive Journal, and continues to pursue research opportunities in the archives field. Previously, she was a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Alabama, where she managed the instruction, outreach, and exhibitions program for the Division of Special Collections. Chen’s role in special collections is rooted in her five years of experience at Emory’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library where she worked in curation, exhibition, and arrangement and description.