Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez

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Digital Archivist for University Archives, UCI Libraries
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2008, Art History
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2011, Archives, Preservation, and Records Management (APRM)
Phone: (949) 824-9846
Email: elvia.ar@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
500D Langson Library
Mail Code: 8100
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Digital preservation; born-digital archives; radical empathy in archival practice
Awards and Honors
Outstanding Contributions to Education and Research in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies (2022)
Arroyo-Ramírez, E. (2022) “Radical Empathy in the Context of Suspended Grief: An Affective Web of Mutual Loss,” in “Radical Empathy in Archival Practice,” eds. Elvia Arroyo-Ramírez, Jasmine Jones, Shannon O’Neill, and Holly Smith. Special issue, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 3.
Arroyo-Ramírez, E. et al. (2021). “Speeding Towards Remote Access: Developing Shared Recommendations for Virtual Reading Rooms.” in The Lighting the Way Handbook: Case Studies, Guidelines, and Emergent Futures for Archival Discovery and Delivery, edited by Mark A. Matienzo and Dinah Handel, 141-167. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Libraries, October 2021. https://doi.org/10.25740/gg453cv6438.
Arroyo-Ramírez, E. et al. (2019). “Levels of Born-Digital Access.” Digital Library Federation (DLF) Born-Digital Access Group. Version 1.0 published October 14, 2019.
Arroyo-Ramírez, E; Bolding, K.; Charlton, F.; and Hughes, A. (2018). ""Tell Us about Your Digital Archives Workstation": A Survey and Case Study," Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies: Vol. 5 , Article 16.
Available at: https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/jcas/vol5/iss1/16
Arroyo-Ramírez, E., Chou, R. L., Freedman, J., Fujita, S., & Orozco, C. M. (2018). The Reach of a Long-Arm Stapler: Calling in Microaggressions in the LIS Field through Zine Work. Library Trends, 67(1), 107-130.
Arroyo-Ramírez, E. (2017) Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala. The American Archivist: Spring/Summer 2017, Vol. 80, No. 1, pp. 243-247.
$50,000. Co-PI. National Endowment for the Humanities. “Digitizing and Amplifying Stories of Incarceration During COVID-19.” With Keramet Reiter (PI), Kristin Turney, and Naomi Sugie.
$349,081. Co-PI. Council on Library and Information Resources. “PrisonPandemic: Digitizing Incarcerated People’s Experiences During COVID19.” With Kristin Turney (PI), Keramet Reiter, and Naomi Sugie.
$157,500. Co-PI. American Council of Learned Societies. “PrisonPandemic: Building an Infrastructure for Engaging Incarcerated Voices.” With Keramet Reiter (PI), Kristin Turney, and Naomi Sugie.
Professional Societies
Society of American Archivists
Society of California Archivists
Other Experience
Processing Archivist for Latin American Collections
Princeton University 2015—2018
Project Archivist
Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) 2013—2015
Project Archivist
University of Pittsburgh 2011—2013
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