Anne A. Salter
Professional Experience

Special interest and experience in technical processing including computer applications for on-line cataloging; digitization project management; preservation and conservation; disaster planning; financial management; fund raising; personnel management; bibliographic instruction; records management planning; exhibitions and programs.

Employment History

2003-present Director, Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia

1999-2003 Head, Archives and Records Management, Georgia Institute of Technology

1979-1980 Assistant Archivist/Research Assistant, Atlanta History Center, Inc.

1975-1979 Teacher, Social Studies, Cherokee County Board of Education, Canton, Georgia.


MLn., Library and Information Management, Emory University, 1982

B.A., History, Emory University, 1973

A.A. Oxford College, Emory University, 1971

Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivist, 1980

Certificate of Archival Administration, 1982

Rare Book Summer School, Columbia University, New York, 1985

Preservation Microfilming Seminary, Yale University, SAA, 1998

Collection Development Seminar, SAA, Carter Library, Atlanta, Ga., 1992

The UNiversity of the South, School of Theology, EFM Certificate, 2005

Professional Associations

Georgia Archives Institute, Secretary/Treasurer, 1999-present

Society of American Archivists, member 1999-present

Society of American Archivist, Chair, RAO section, 2001-2002

Society of American Archivists, Vice Chair, RAO section 2000-2001

Society of American Archivists, RAO Newsletter Editor, 2000-2001

Society of Georgia Archivists, Newsletter Editor, 2000-2001

Society of Georgia Archivists, Scholarship Committee, 1996

Society of Georgia Archivists, Secretary, 1995,1996

Society of Georgia Archivists, Treasurer, 1992

Society of Georgia Archivists, Board member, 1992-2001

Librarian’s Council, Member, ARCHE, 1998,1999

American Museum of Paper Making, Board Member, 1998-2002

Georgia Library Association, member 1982-1986

Solinet/OCLC Users Group, President, 1991

Special Collectons and Archives Advisory Committee (SCAAC) of Solinet, 1997-1998

GIL Special Collections Committee, member, 1999-present

Special Projects

Instructor, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Archives Institute, 2001

Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia, Archives Consultant/Survey, 1998-1999

Friends of the Library/Archives, Atlanta History Center- 1990-1999-start up, fund raising, all aspects of programming.

Local History and Heritage Kids Workshop, Atlanta History Center, 1997,1998

Genealogy Workshops –Programming, Atlanta History Center, 1991-1998

Summer Scholar Program Coordinator/Scholarship, Atlanta History Center, 1992-1998

Coca-Cola Fellows Program, Instructor/mentor, Atlanta History Center, 1997-1999.

Course Designer/ Instructor, Archives Administration, Morehouse College, 1998

Cataloging Instructor, Clark-Atlanta University, School of Library and

Information Science, 1991, 1992

McElreath Hall Renovation Project, 1996-1997

Hentz, Reid, Adler and Shutze Architectural Records Microfilming Project, Coordinator, 1990-1991

Exhibit Designer, Georgia Baptist Hospital Museum, 1990,1991

Collection Development Consultant, DeKalb County Public Library System, 1990


Summer Faculty Research Grant, Oglethorpe University, to study and survey student reading habits. 

Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB), Processing Grant, 2004

National Endowment for the Humanities, (NEH), Preservation Assessment Grant, 2002-03

National Endowment for the Humanities, (NEH), Preservation Survey Grant for the Library of the Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-2002

Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB), Processing grant, 2001-2002

American Institute of Physics (AIP), Processing Grant, 1999-2000

National Historical Papers and Records Commission (NHPRC) Grant, processing visual arts, 19988

Publications and Presentations

“Elizabeth Goudge: Happily Ever After Revisited.  Georgia Library Quarterly, Summer, 2006.

The Appleby Ghosts ,by Anne Salter.  Publication of the Gypsy Literary Society. 

ISBN 1-903418-55-0

“Using a GHRAB Grant to Reclaim a College Archives.  Southeastern Librarian, Winter 2006  

“Hands on History:  The Development of Archival Tools in Academic Settings.”  OAH (Organization of American Historians) 2004 Southern Regional Meeting, Saturday, July 10, 2004, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Caring for Family Treasures:  A Basic How-to from Storage to Donation.  History News: The Magazine of the American Association for State and Local History.  Winter 2004, Volume 59, #1, 2004.

“Low Tech and High Tech:  The Spectrum of Special Collections Use in a Technological Institute.” The Southeastern Librarian, Vol. 50, no. 4, Winter 2003.

Software for Small Libraries  (book).  American Library Association, March 2003

ALA Newsletter on Software for Small Libraries.  March, 2003

From T-Book to E-Book: The challenge of preserving the cultural heritage of an institution

on the technological revolution. On-line publication for conference at Proceedings of a

Conference held in March 2002 The New Information Order and the Future of the Archive, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities The University of Edinburgh, 2002.

Expectations of Librarians in the 21st Century edited by Karl Bridges, Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 2003.  Contributed article.

Archives and Museums: Message in a Bottle, ACA Bulletin, May 2001.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, upcoming publication, article on Historical Societies in the USA and the history of the Georgia Tech Library.

Kids and Primary Sources, American Libraries, May, 1999. Paper presented at the annual meeting, RBMS of the American Library Association, Montreal, Canada 1999.

The Afro-American Collections at the AHC, Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians, publication and paper presented to GAH, April 12, 1997.

Preserving the Visual Record of a University, Georgia Librarian, May 1984 publication and paper presented to annual meeting of the GLA, 1984

Extensible mark up languages, SURA conference, Atlanta, GA. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001

Metadata, SURA Conference, Atlanta, Ga., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000

Digitizing in the Library, Annual Conference, Technology in the Humanities, Marietta, GA. 1997.

Computer Applications in Museums and Historical Societies, Annual Conference, Technology in the Humanities Conference, Marietta, Ga.  1989.

Book Reviewer, Choice, 1999-present

Book Reviewer, Library Journal, 1997-present

Book Review Editor, OLAC Newsletter (On-line Audio Visual Catalogers), 1985-1990

Committees, Exhibitions, Programs

Preservation Committee, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-present

Disaster Preparedness Committee, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-present

Statutes Committee, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-2004

Equestrian Club Advisor, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-present

GTEL Committee, 2002-

Records Management Task Force, 2002

Strategic Planning Retreat, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology, February 2002

Atlanta History Center Security Task Force, 1992

Atlanta History Center Emergency Evacuation Team, 1992

Swan House Interpretation Committee, 1998

Programs and Collections Committee, Atlanta History Center, 1990-1994

Senior Staff, Atlanta History Center, 1993-1994

Strategic Planning Committee, Atlanta History Center, 1993-1995

ADA Survey Committee, Atlanta History Center, 1994

Library/Archives Trustees Research Committee, Atlanta History Center, 1989-1999

McElreath Hall Renovation Vision Planning Committee, Atlanta History Center, 1995

Exhibitions and Programs Planning Committee, Atlanta History Center, 1998

Olympic Planning Committee, Public Relations, Atlanta History Center, 1995-1996

Disputed Territories Planning Team, Atlanta History Center, 1995

Metropolitan Frontiers Planning Team, Atlanta History Center, 1992-1993

Native Americans Exhibition Planning Team, 1997-1998

Shutze Exhibition Planning Team, Atlanta History Center, 1998

Georgia Authors Planning Team, Atlanta History Center, 1997-1998