Ellen E. Jarosz, Head of Special Collections and Archives

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create finding aids and curricular support tools for Special Collections and Archives materials
  • Develop discovery tools for Special Collections and Archives materials
  • Develop archival and book collections
  • Reference services, research assistance, and user instruction for Special Collections and Archives

Course Guides

Gender and Women's Studies 400
Queer Studies 499

Subject Guides

Citing Archival Materials
Special Collections and Archives

Professional Interests

  • Archival description and access tools
  • Research behavior in primary source environments
  • Archival processing approaches


MA, Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin (2005)

  • Archives Concentration

BA, History, University of Wisconsin (2002)

Current Activities

Vice President / President Elect, Society of California Archivists

District 10 Representative, Membership Committee, Society of American Archivists

Associate Administrator, Western Archives Institute

Joint Management Committee, Western Archives Institute