Abby R. Adams

digital archivist in Austin, Texas

Abby R. Adams

digital archivist in Austin, Texas

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Abby Adams is the Digital Archivist at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, an internally renowned humanities research library and museum with a focus on literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. Her primary responsibility at the Center is leading ongoing development and implementation of policies and procedures that facilitate the acquisition, transfer, preservation, arrangement, description, and access to born digital materials in accordance with emerging standards and best practices. She has over eleven years of experience as a professional archivist, during which time her job duties ranged from exhibit design and public programming to arrangement and description of multi-format collections. Since 2009, her career has focused on born digital records stewardship, data migration, and digital project management.

  • Work
    • Harry Ransom Center
  • Education
    • University of South Carolina
    • Armstrong Atlantic State University