Laurier Cress

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Contact

Department
Name
Laurier Cress
Job Title
Repository Services Manager
Phone Number
(314) 935-3193

Position

Repository Services Manager

Bio

Laurier Cress joined Washington University libraries in 2022 as the Repository Services Manager in the Digital Library Department. She holds an undergraduate degree in Art & Design from Towson University, an undergraduate degree in History from the University of Maryland University College, and a Masters of Information Science degree from the University of Denver. Prior to joining Washington University, Laurier was a Digital Asset Curator at the University of Denver.

Selected Projects, Accomplishments, and Activities

  • Cress, Laurier. “An Intern’s Investigation on Decolonizing Archival Descriptions and Legacy Metadata.” Bitreams, (2021). Available at: blogs.library.duke.edu/bitstreams/2021/03/25/an-interns-investigation-on-decolonizing-archival-descriptions-and-legacy-metadata
  • Cress, Laurier. “Denver’s Historic African-American Community in Photographs.” Denver Public Library Blog, (2020). Available at: history.denverlibrary.org/news/denver%E2%80%99s-historic-african-american-community-photographs
  • Cress, Laurier. “Never Forget the High John Experiment.” Library Journal, (2020). Available at: libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=never-forget-the-high-john-experiment
  • Cress, Laurier. “Revisiting the High John Experiment Through a Contemporary Lens,” Journal of Librarianship & Information Science,(2020). Available at: journals.sagepub.com/eprint/TJMWMN32DDKWDECIBSD6/full
  • Bokenkamp, Katie, Callie, Chery, and Cress, Laurier. “The Black Lives Matter Video Project: Building a Digital Collection for the Preservation of Social Justice Materials” (poster presented at the ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2021 Conference, August 2021)
  • Bokenkamp, Katie, Callie, Chery, and Cress, Laurier. “The Black Lives Matter Video Project: Building a Digital Collection for the Preservation of Social Justice Materials” (poster presented at the 2021 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, May 2021).
  • Cress, Laurier. “How to Share Your Scholarship: A University of Oregon Research Guide for the Humanities” (presented at the University of Oregon, June 2021).
  • Cress, Laurier, “Revisiting High John” (guest speaker for instructor-led Library and Information Sciences course) at the University of Denver, Instructor: Dr. Keren Dali, April 2020).
  • Cress, Laurier. “The High John Experiment: An Analysis of Library Outreach in a Historically Marginalized Community” (presented at the University of Denver’s Research Measurements and Library Science Student Conference, May 2020).
  • Cress, Laurier. “The High John Experiment: An Analysis of Library Outreach in a Historically Marginalized Community” (presented at the University of Denver’s 2020 DU Research & Scholarship Showcase, May 2020).
  • 2020 American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship Award
  • 2021 Medical Library Association Scholarship for Underrepresented Students Award
  • 2021 Morgridge College of Education Practitioner Award in recognition of my application of research to the field of Librarianship and Information Science
  • 2021 American Theological Library Association Diversity Scholarship Award