Education

MA in Library and Information Science, 2020
Graduate Certificate in Archival Studies
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

BFA in Photography, 2009
Minor in Japanese
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Experience

Cyma Rubin Library Fellow, 2020-Present
North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Digital Marketing Specialist, 2015-2020
University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, AZ

Processing Intern, 2020
University of Arizona Special Collections, Tucson, AZ

Digital Archives Intern (remote), 2019
Azusa Pacific University Libraries, Azusa, CA

Volunteer English Instructor, 2014
Pima County Public Library, Tucson, AZ

Digital Imaging Assistant, 2011
WWII Living History Project, Tucson, AZ

Digital Imaging Intern, 2009
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

Library Volunteer, 2008
Wingspan: Southern Arizona’s LGBT Community Center, Tucson, AZ

Publications

Peer-Reviewed

Black, S. (2020). The implications of digital collection takedown requests on archival appraisal. Archival Science, 20(1), 91-101. doi:10.1007/s10502-019-09322-y

Black, S. (2019). Diversity and inclusion: How to avoid bias and social media blunders. In Joe, J., & Knight, E. (Eds.), Social Media for Communication and Instruction in Academic Libraries (pp. 100-118). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-8097-3.ch007

Other

Black, S. (2020, December 2). DLF Forum Community Journalist Reflection: Shelly Black. DLF. https://www.diglib.org/dlf-forum-community-journalist-reflection-shelly-black/

Presentations

Black, S. (2019, August). Stop the thumb scroll: Creating inclusive and accessible social media content. IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & Archives, Columbus, OH.

Black, S., & Johnson, K. (2019, June). Be disruptive, make some noise: Building a diversity & inclusivity strategy into your marketing. American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Black, S. (2019, April). What about me? Bringing diversity and inclusion in your library marketing. Arizona Library Association Virtual Conference.

Black, S., & Johnson, K. (2018, November). Designing marketing for everyone. Inclusive and Accessible Design Series, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

Black, S., & Johnson, K. (2018, November). What about me? Bringing diversity and inclusion in your library marketing. Library Marketing and Communications Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Black, S., Nichols, J., Nugent, R., & Thompson, S. (2018, April). Taking the lead: The library’s role in fostering diversity and inclusion for the academic community. Arizona Library Association Regional Forum, Tucson, AZ.

Black, S., & Prescott-Smith, J. (2017, September). Special Collections: Shining the Light on a Hidden Treasure [Guest lecture]. LIS559 Marketing of Library and Information Services to Communities, University of Arizona School of Information, Gina Macaluso.

Service

National

Privacy and Confidentiality Section Steering Committee, Society of American Archivists (2020-Present)

Advisory Committee, Historical Nikkei American Missions Archive (2020-Present)

Media and Publicity Committee, Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (2019-20)

Local

Information Technology Advisory Committee, North Carolina State University Libraries (2020-Present)

Director of Special Collections Search Committee, University of Arizona Libraries (2019)

Diversity, Social Justice, and Equity Council, University of Arizona Libraries (2016–18)

Awards

APALA @ Home T-shirt Design Contest winner (2021)

Digital Library Federation Forum Community Journalist (2020)

ALA Emerging Leader (2020)

Dr. Arnulfo D. Trejo Memorial Scholarship (2019-20)

University of Arizona School of Information Tuition Scholarship (2019-20)

IDEAL’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & Archives Conference Scholarship Award (2019)

Society of Human Resource Management of Greater Tucson Diversity & Inclusion Award as a member of the University of Arizona Libraries Diversity, Social Justice and Equity Council (2018)

University of Arizona College of Fine Arts Small Grant (2009)

University of Arizona Asian American Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Association Grant (2009)

University of Arizona Student Affairs Student/Faculty Interaction Program Grant (2009)

Affiliations

Academy of Certified Archivists (2020-Present, provisional status)

Society of American Archivists (2020-Present)

International Council on Archives (2020-Present)

Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (2018-Present)

REFORMA (National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking) (2019-Present)

American Library Association (2018-2020)

Arizona Library Association (2018-2020)

University of Arizona Knowledge River Cohort 17

Skills

Archival software and tools

BitCurator, ArchivesSpace, Bepress Digital Commons, MINISIS

Graphic and video software

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro), Final Cut Pro

Programming and markup languages

HTML, XML, CSS, some knowledge of Python and Bash

Natural languages

Limited working proficiency in Japanese
Elementary proficiency in Spanish