Assistant Professor of Practice
BiographySarah Norris is Assistant Professor of Practice in Library and Archives Conservation and Preservation at the University of Texas School of Information. She teaches conservation, preservation, and related topics for library, archives, and information students. She also conducts conservation treatment and service and outreach projects. Norris previously established the conservation lab at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. There, she treated books and paper; performed exhibit preparation; managed environmental monitoring; and worked with interns and volunteers. Norris is a graduate of the University of Texas Kilgarlin Center. She is a Fellow in the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), where she has served on the boards of the Book and Paper Group and the Electronic Media Group, as well as on the Connecting to Collections Care Webinar Committee (Chair), and the AIC Publications Committee. Her published research appears in the Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 53(3) and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal 41(2).
DegreesMSIS, University of Texas at Austin
BA, University of Texas at Austin
Areas Of Specialization
Conservation of Library and Archives Materials