Lawrence Giffin Appointed Electronic Records Archivist

giffin_lawrence_11_001We are excited to announce that Lawrence Giffin has returned to University Archives and Records Management Services as our new Electronic Records Archivist! His first day was April 1, 2015.

In this position, Lawrence will work to ensure that the University’s electronic records are properly managed and preserved, and will assist other units in Wilson Library with the management and preservation of the born-digital materials in their collections.

Lawrence earned a Masters in Library Science from Queens College, where he specialized in archives, records management, and preservation. He has worked as a processing archivist both at NYU’s Fales Library and at Duke’s Rubenstein Library. From 2011 to 2014 he served as Records Services Archivist here in UARMS, and he most recently served as Electronic Records Archivist at the State Archives of North Carolina.

Lawrence can be reached by email at and by phone at (919) 962-6402.

Welcome back, Lawrence!

Meg Tuomala Appointed Electronic Records Archivist

Meg Tuomala, Electronic Records ArchivistUniversity Archives and Records Management Services is pleased to announce that Meg Tuomala has re-joined our staff, this time as the Electronic Records Archivist. Her first day was December 3, 2012.

In this position, Meg will be responsible for ensuring the proper management and preservation of electronic archival records created by UNC-Chapel Hill and the UNC General Administration as well as lead efforts to assist other special collections units in Wilson Library in managing and preserving born-digital materials. Her contact information is; 919-962-6402.

Meg received an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature and Romance Languages from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005 and a Masters in Library Science from UNC’s School of Library and Information Science in August 2010 with a specialization in Archives and Records Management. She is no stranger to Wilson Library or UARMS having worked as a graduate assistant in Special Collections Technical Services processing university archives collections and serving as the Records Services Archivist from September 2010-July 2011. Most recently, she served as the the Digital Archivist at the Special Collections at Washington University in St. Louis.

Welcome back Meg!