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Richard R Bernier

University Title:
Processing and Public Services Archivist
Division/Unit(s):
Archives & Special Collections
Location(s):
Stewart Center
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Professional Information

Education:
B.A., History, Bridgewater State University, 1995
M.A., History, University of Louisville, 1998
MLIS, University of Kentucky, 2000
12 credit hours in Archives & Records Management, Indiana University, 2012-2013
Professional Experience:
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2000-2014
Bellarmine University, 1998-1999
Memberships and Service:
Academy of Certified Archivists, 2016-present

Society of Indiana Archivists, 2011-president
          Vice-President, 2020-2022
          Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Committee, 2019-2020
          Treasurer, 2016-2018
          Board member, 2014-2016.
          Education Committee, 2012-2014, (Co-chair, 2012-2014)

Project STAND (Student Activism Now Documented), 2018 - present
          Purdue University liaison to Project STAND, 2018-present
          Archivists Activists Toolkit Committee, 2019-present


Publications

Archiving Student Activism Toolkit, https://standarchives.com/asa-toolkit/ Co-authored with Annalise Berdini, Valencia Johnson, Maggie McNeely, and Lydia Tang. 2019

“Using LibGuides as a Web 2.0 Content Management System and a Collaboration Tool for Engineering Librarians” - Proceedings of the 2010 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. 2010, American Society of Engineering Education.

“An Introduction to JPEG 2000,” Library Hi-Tech News August 2006, p. 27.

“Linking Electronic Resources to Save Research Time,” Proceedings of the 2002 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. 2002, American Society of Engineering Education.

The Encyclopedia of Louisville, Ed. John E. Kleber, (University Press of Kentucky), Lexington, 2000. (55 entries)

“White Activists in the Louisville, Kentucky Open Housing Movement, 1962-1967” A Master’s Thesis Submitted to the Graduate School of the University of Louisville in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree of Master of Arts, 1998.


Presentations

"Project STAND: Highlights & Hurdles of a National Project on Social Justice," with Tamar Chute, Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, Valencia Johnson, Tamara Rhodes, and Trevor Watkins; Society of American Archivists Live Webinar October 28, 20210 (Originally slated for the SAA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, August 2020, cancelled due to pandemic).

"What is ACA Certification? Should I Get It, How Do I Prepare, and How Do I Maintain It?" with Tricia Gilson, Lisa Lobdell, and Lydia Spotts, Society of Indiana Archivists, Fall 2020 Virtual Conference, October 9, 2020.

“And Indiana’s Newest Member of the Archives Family Is?” – Society of Indiana Archivists, Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, April 28, 2012.

“Using LibGuides as a Web 2.0 Content Management System and a Collaboration Tool for Engineering Librarians” - American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Louisville, KY: June 2010.

“Research on the Go: Accessing Library Databases via Mobile Devices” - Indiana Online Users Group Spring Program 2010, May 14, 2010

“The Library Website With a Face: Digitally Connecting to People Where They Are” - Indiana Online Users Group Fall Program 2009, November 13, 2009

“Have Laptop Will Travel: Meeting Needs of Technology-Toting Users” with Dr. Susan Powers - Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, November 14, 2007.

“JPEG 2000 for Digital Archive Storage” - Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, April 12, 2006; - Digital Initiatives and Nearby History Institute, Terre Haute, IN, July 19, 2006.

“Imaging the Past: The Wabash Valley Visions & Voices Digital Memory Project” with Cinda May, Michael Jerrell, and Chris Ligget. - Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, March 23, 2005

"Digital Object Identifiers: Affecting How Libraries Connect to Online Digital Content" - Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, April 13, 2004

"Practical Uses for PDAs in Libraries" Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, April 13, 2004

“Going Thin: Implementing Thin Client Technology in a Library Reference Area” Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, April 2003

“Linking Electronic Resources To Save Research Time,” - American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Montreal, Quebec: June 2002. - Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference: Indianapolis, IN, May 2002.