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Erin Baucom

Associate Professor/Digital Archivist


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A. S. in Science, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, Virginia

B. A. in History, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

M. S. in Library Science with a Concentration in Archives and Records Management, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Research Interests

Arrangement and Description of Archival Matierals

Digital Preservation

Digital Curation

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Sustainability of Digital Resources


Baucom, Erin, “Recipe for Success: Giving the gift of a documented workflow,” American Libraries June (2021): 55. https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2021/06/01/recipe-for-success-digital-preservation/

Baucom, Erin, “Creating Adaptable Digital Preservation Workflows,” Library Technology Reports 57 no. 4 (2021).

Vaughn, Camryn, Erin Baucom and Teressa M. Keenan, “Increasing inclusion through audio described exhibits: A case study,” College & Undergraduate Libraries (2021). https://doi.org/10.1080/10691316.2021.1880348

Baucom, Erin, Carol Kussmann, Amy Rudersdorf, Ozhan Saglik, Walker Sampson, and David Underdown, “Using the Levels of Digital Preservation as an Assessment Tool,” National Digital Stewardship Alliance (2019). https://osf.io/m6j4q/

Baucom, Erin, “Preservation as Risk Management: Ensure your digital materials are available for future users,” American Libraries September/October (2019): 57. https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2019/09/03/preservation-risk-management/ 

Baucom, Erin, “Planning and Implementing a Sustainable Digital Preservation Program,” Library Technology Reports 55 no. 6 (2019). https://doi.org/10.5860/ltr.55n6

Baucom, Erin, “An Exploration into the Archival Description of LGBTQ Materials,” The American Archivist 81 no. 1 (2018): 65-83. https://scholarworks.umt.edu/ml_pubs/30/

Baucom, Erin, “A Brief History of Digital Preservation,” in Digital Preservation in Libraries: Preparing for a Sustainable Future eds. Jeremy Myntti and Jessalyn Zoom (Chicago: ALA Editions, 2018). https://scholarworks.umt.edu/ml_pubs/31/

Baucom, Erin, Tammy Troup, Conor Cote, and Sara Mannheimer, “Building Strategic Alliances to Support Advocacy and Planning for Digital Preservation,” Journal of Digital Media Management 6 no. 2 (2017): 182-194. https://scholarworks.umt.edu/ml_pubs/26/