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Education

M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University
B.S., Louisiana State University

Contact Information

Travis H. Williams

Archivist and Public Services Librarian

Biography

Oversees the library's archival and rare books collections in addition to serving as part of the reference staff.

Professional Experience

  • Metadata Librarian and Archivist, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • Cataloging Internship, Louisiana Public Broadcasting
  • Manuscripts Graduate Assistant, LSU Hill Memorial Library
  • Information Specialist, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
  • Assistant Producer, Red Stick International Animation Festival
  • Filmmaker, Hedges Pictures

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association
  • American Association of Law Libraries

Selected Publications

Paschke-Wood, Jeremiah, Gallaspy, Allison F., Jones, Katie, and  Williams, Travis H. Don't Give Up: Case Studies in Navigating The Academic Library Job Market.  Louisiana Libraries Vol. 79, No. 1, Summer 2016.

Williams, Travis H. Day in the Life Photo Contest Winners (3 First Place Entries). AALL Spectrum Vol. 20 No. 6 2016.

Williams, Travis H. Acting Archivist. Performance! Newsletter of the SAA Performing Arts Section Roundtable Summer 2015.

Williams, Travis H. What’s So Special About That Special Collection?: A New Life for the LSU Law Library Archives. AALL Spectrum vol. 19, no. 5, March 2015.

Williams, Travis H., Day in the Life Photo Contest Winners (3 First Place Entries). AALL Spectrum Vol. 18 Iss. 9 2014.

Selected Presentations

Williams, Travis H. (Panelist). Don't Let Me Go: The Rigors of Retention. Presented at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference, Austin, TX (2017).

Williams, Travis H. The Rare Book Room: Enter If You Dare. Presented at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA (2016).

Williams, Travis H. The Paul M. Hebert Speeches: Finding a Voice Lost To Time. Presented at the Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA (2016).

Williams, Travis H. A Flickr of Metadata: Tales from a Crowdsourcing Project. Presented at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA (2015).

Williams, Travis H. Digital Commons at LSU Law. Presented at the LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA (2014).

Williams, Travis H. Death to the Butterflies: Public Speaking for Librarians. Presented at the Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference, Lafayette, LA (2016).

Williams, Travis H. (Panelist). Lights! Camera! Archives!: Working with the Media and Moviemakers. Presented at the Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (2013).