Special Collections Public Services Librarian

Assistant Librarian

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Preferred name: Lauren

Knight Library

Special Collections & University Archives


211 Knight Library

Mailing address:
1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299

Lauren serves as the Public Services Librarian in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), and manages reference and permissions services, oversees the Paulson Reading Room, and coordinates the department's instruction program. She previously worked in SCUA as the Reference and Research Services Archivist, the Accessioning and Processing Archivist, and the Film Archives Assistant (Thomas Internship).

Education and Certification:
Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists
Masters in Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Oregon Robert D. Clark Honors College

Areas of Interest:
University history, intercollegiate athletics history, reference services

Service/Exhibits/Selected Publications:

Appointed to the Internationalism Committee of the North American Society for Sports History, 2022

"The 25 Year Dash: University of Oregon Track and Field, 1895-1920," Invited lecture at Eugene Public Library, 2022.

Hayward Field, Legends and Legacy. Eugene, Oregon: Emerald Media Group, 2020. (Researcher)

Hayward Field Salvaged Materials Community Advisory Committee, 2018-2021

Review of Participatory Archives: Theory and Practice edited by Edward Benoit, III and Alexandra Eveleigh, RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, Spring 2020.

"Oregon Spirit: The Legacy of Track and Field," an exhibit in University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, 2019

"Play-By-Play: Championing Athletic Films in University Collections," Archival Outlook, Society of American Archivists, January/February 2018, 6 & 19.

"Feminity and Athleticism: Title IX at the University of Oregon" Thesis, Robert D. Clark Honors College, 2011.

My Research Guides:
UO Sports Collections

Professional Memberships:
International Council on Archives - Section on Sports Archives; Section on University Archives
North American Society for Sport History
Society of American Archivists
Northwest Archivists, Inc.