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Anne Sauer, Director and University Archivist


Voice: 617.627.2696
Fax: 617.627.4650
Email: anne.sauer@tufts.edu

What I Do

As Director and University Archivist, I oversee the DCA’s operations with particular emphasis on strategic directions, fundraising, and outreach.


  • M.S. in Library and information Science, Simmons College.
  • M.A. In History, Tufts University.
  • B.A. in History, Tufts University.

Selected Publications

  • With Robert Chavez, et al. "Services make the Repository" Journal of Digital Information, Vol 8, No. 2 (2007).
  • Tufts University, A Photographic History. Arcadia Press, 2002.

Selected Presentations

  • "OAI-ORE and the Description of Archival Collections" (forthcoming) Poster presentation at SAA Research Forum, August 2008. Dowload PDF (3.1 MB)
  • "Standards and Best Practices: Foundations of Sustainability" Presentation at NEDCC’s Digital Directions Conference, June 12, 2008
  • "Digital Objects: Getting it Done, Part 2" New England Archivists, Spring 2008 Meeting, Salve Regine University, Newport, RI.
  • "Issues in Scholarly Communication" Discussion leader, New England Archivists, Fall 2007 Meeting, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
  • "Collecting and Preserving Electronic Materials" 2007 Massachusetts History Conference, Sonehill College.

Professional Appointments and Activities

  • Co-Chair, Program Committee, New England Archivists Fall 2008 Meeting
  • Member, Massachussets Board of Library Commissioners, Preservation Advisory Board, 2007-2010
  • Representative at Large, New England Archivists Executive Board, 2003-2006
  • Adjunct Faculty, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, "Archival Access and Use," Fall 2007 & Fall 2008.