As the Head of University Archives, Angela Fritz manages the official repository for university records, the records management program including born-digital institutional archives and digital assets, as well as the Catholic manuscript collection. Angela holds a Ph.D. in American History from Loyola University-Chicago, an MLS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Certificate from the Society of American Archivists. Previously, Angela served as Interim Head of Special Collections and University Archives and History Librarian at the University of Arkansas Libraries in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Her prior experience also includes working as an archivist for the Office of Presidential Libraries and Museums in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, she worked on presidential library development and White House outreach initiatives for the National Archives.
As the Senior Archivist for Audiovisual Materials, Erik Dix manages a vast array of analog audiovisual collections within the University Archives. His work spans collection care and management as well as preservation assessment and technical conservation treatments as necessary. He provides expertise in the area of digitization and reformatting of analog formats to digital audio and video codecs and file containers. Also, he supports reference and research services for a variety of administrative departments and academic offices, faculty, scholars and local, national, and international production companies.
As the Senior Archivist for Graphic Materials, Elizabeth Hogan preserves, provides access, and facilitates discovery to photographic materials housed within the University Archives. Her includes collection care and management as well as digitization and metadata creation for a wide range of photographic material. Also, she supports reference, outreach, and research services for a variety of administrative departments and academic offices, faculty members, and local, national, and international audiences.
As Archivist for Records Management, Sarah engages in complex records management consultation services to support a wide range of campus stakeholders, faculty, and students. She meets with University departments to assess current record handling procedures, identifies and preserves archival records, and provides guidance on records management and records related issues such as filing, retention and security. She also works collaboratively to create and provide updates to the record retention and disposition schedules as well as builds consultation services for the records management program and manages the paper-based shred program. In collaboration with the records management team, she develops outreach initiatives and activities in the form of orientation sessions, presentations, and tutorials.
As the Digital Archivist at Notre Dame, Scott Kirycki develops and implements policies, procedures, and workflows for records retention and the appraisal, ingest, and preservation of born-digital University records.
Scott holds a Master of Science in Information degree from the University of Michigan School of Information. His specialization is Archives and Records Management, and he studied Preservation of Information as well. Previously, Scott worked for a company that made computer databases for lawyers. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Calvin College and a Master of Arts degree in English from Clark University.
M.A. in Library Science, University of Chicago, 1989
B.A. in English, Bryn Mawr College, 1985
Library liaison to Badin Hall, 2014-
I've been the Catholic Studies Librarian at Hesburgh Libraries since 2007, providing assistance to faculty, students, and visiting scholars while building the collections in American Catholic studies.
As Assistant Archivist, Joe Smith provides in-person and virtual reference services including research consultations for a wide array of archival manuscript collections, university records, graphic materials, and audiovisual collections. In addition to engaging in reference services, he collaborates with colleagues across the libraries and campus to support the teaching and research mission of the University as well as ensures that the reading room operates smoothly in order to provide efficient patron research services.
As Assistant Archivist for University Records, Matt Wilken manages the physical transfer of paper-based university records to the University Archives in accordance with the University's records retention schedule. Matt serves on the records management team and offers guidance based on principles of life cycle management of university records. He manages collection space for university records for both onsite collection space and the offsite storage facility and ensures that access to university records are in line with state and federal regulations, University policies and unit guidelines. Matt also supports staff colleagues, faculty, and other campus departments in outreach, reference and research projects.